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Population in 2012: 563 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 

Males: 369  (65.6%)
Females: 194  (34.4%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30512.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,277 (it was $14,120 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$27,277
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,319

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $110,637 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Blairsville:

$110,637
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $143,566; Detached houses: $183,311; Townhouses or other attached units: $257,626; Mobile homes: $34,299

Median gross rent in 2012: $533.

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  • White alone - 577 (88.5%)
  • Black alone - 30 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 30 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blairsville: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (18.6%), Irish (18.5%), English (12.8%), French (4.1%), German (2.8%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1893 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 529 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Blairsville:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blairsville city:

  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 32.5%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

26 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe).

This city:  3.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Blairsville, Georgia as of November 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Blairsville to the number of sex offenders is 14 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $393 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $429 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (60.0 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (81.3 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (522.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ivylog, GA (2.6 miles) , Young Harris, GA (2.7 miles ), Macedonia, GA (3.3 miles) , Suches, GA (3.4 miles) , Hiawassee, GA (3.5 miles ), Hayesville, NC (3.8 miles ), Murphy, NC (3.9 miles ), Morganton, GA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 83.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,580 (+513.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 114 (48.7%)

Area code: 706

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Crime rates in Blairsville by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000003
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0458.7
Thefts 00000014
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.02140.7
Auto thefts 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.6) 0.00.00.00.00.00.023.3

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

10.70
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +102 (+18.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Blairsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Blairsville city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blairsville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Blairsville center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from Blairsville center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: UNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Blairsville:

  • UNION COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 72 APPALACHIAN AVENUE)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 1658 GOWDER DRIVE)
  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 35 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • UNION CO NH (Nursing Home, RT 7 BOX 7650)
  • UNION COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 164 NURSING HOME CIRCLE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blairsville:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 24 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Gainesville State College (about 45 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Western Carolina University (about 54 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • Lee University (about 56 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 57 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Dalton State College (about 60 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Georgia Gwinnett College (about 63 miles; Lawrenceville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,051)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Blairsville:

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  • For your nearby colleges dont forget Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, nationally reknowned for its Engineering technology and Architecture programs

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Notable locations in Blairsville: Haralson Recreation Center (A), Union County Fire Department Station 10 (B), Union County Fire Department Station 1 (C), Old Union County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Blairsville: Blairsville Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Blairsville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Nelson's Nursery (Water Parks & Slides; 1728 Blue Ridge Highway), Birdyard Seed Company (Nature Centers; 29 Highway 515), Coyotes Game Room (Arcades & Amusements; 80 Merchants Walk).

Hotels: El-Joe Lodge (Murphy Highway), Best Western Milton Inn Motel (222 Highway 515).

 
Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville and their reported violations in the past:

BLAIRSVILLE (Population served: 3400, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2001 and AUG-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-02-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and AUG-08-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2004)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
COOSA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 2670, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2000), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and AUG-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-27-2004), State CCR Follow-up Notice (AUG-27-2004)
USFS-DESOTO FALLS (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRACK ROCK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERSIDE RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
USFS-DOCKERY LAKE NO.1 (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BRYANT COVE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005)
BAREFOOT HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blairsville that have no violations reported:

  • USFS-BRASSTOWN BALD AREA (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-LAKE WINFIELD SCOTT (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(27.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.0%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blairsville, GA

173 people in state prisons in 2010
208 people in state prisons in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Blairsville compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Blairsville (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: at 59 Highway 515, Ingles Supermarket Branch, Brackett's Way Branch. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Community & Southern Bank: Appalachian/Blairsville Branch at 271 Highway 515, branch established on 1982/01/04. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Citizens South Bank: Blairsville Branch at 10 Highway 515, branch established on 1998/08/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,078.7 mil, Deposits: $878.1 mil, headquarters in Gastonia, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blairsville Branch at 336 Blue Ridge Street, branch established on 2006/11/14. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blairsville, Georgia:

  • Seasons Inn, Box 10 On The SQ, Blairsville, GA 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-1631
  • Holiday Inn Express, 333 Fisher St, Blairsville, GA 30512 , Phone: (706) 745-6844
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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Blairsville travel time to work - commute


Blairsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blairsville city (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.99%
Here56.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents69.8%11.7%9.9%3.0%5.6%
Congregations60.0%15.0%2.5%7.5%15.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Union County:

2.38 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Union County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

10.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

26.6%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,866$29,1960$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,586$55,0326$3,166
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$700
Police Protection - Officers 7$20,104$34,4641$450
Police - Other 1$2,390$28,6800$0
Sewerage 2$6,332$37,9920$0
Water Supply 9$27,714$36,9520$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,804$22,8241$132
Totals for Government 24$69,796$34,8989$4,448

Blairsville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($49.73)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($33.75)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $555,000 ($985.79)
    Sewerage: $370,000 ($657.19)
    Police Protection: $288,000 ($511.55)
    Central Staff Services: $184,000 ($326.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $62,000 ($110.12)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($101.24)
    Financial Administration: $48,000 ($85.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($23.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($3.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $857,000 ($1522.20)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($245.12)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($163.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $552,000 ($980.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $166,000 ($294.85)

Blairsville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $470,000 ($834.81)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $272,000 ($483.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $411,000 ($730.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($392.54)
    Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($65.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $705,000 ($1252.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $48,000 ($85.26)
    Highways: $10,000 ($17.76)
  • Tax - Property: $115,000 ($204.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000 ($154.53)
    NEC: $38,000 ($67.50)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($23.09)

Blairsville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,123,000 ($5547.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,095,000 ($5497.34)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($49.73)

Blairsville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,419,000 ($2520.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $229,000 ($406.75)

10.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.56%
Georgia average:

10.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Towns County, GA  0.59% ($25,641 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.42% ($54,500)
from Lee County, FL  0.39% ($60,962)


6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Georgia average:

9.55%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Towns County, GA  0.60% ($43,026 average AGI)
to Fannin County, GA  0.54% ($29,882)
to Cherokee County, NC  0.27% ($59,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • WZCM (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: YOUNG HARRIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WKRK (1320 AM; 5 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: RADFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCVP (600 AM; 1 kW; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blairsville:

  • W266AC (101.1 FM; BLAIRSVILLE, GA; Owner: JOHN REYNOLDS)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Blairsville:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W07BE (Channel 7; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W10AQ (Channel 10; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB ,INC)
  • W13AY (Channel 13; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W04BJ (Channel 4; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Blairsville, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 20
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13
See more detailed statistics of Blairsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 23,610
Total average daily truck traffic: 420

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blairsville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blairsville, GA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • ROCKY TOP MTN, Rocky Top Mtn (Lat: 34.982306 Lon: -84.004056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPSL842
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.068 MHz, 952.068 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Chris Kelley
    Registrant: Blue Ridge Mountain Electrical Membership Corporation, 1360 Main Street, Young Harris, GA 30582, Phone: (706) 379-3121, Fax: (706) 379-2374, Email:
  • BLAIRSVILLE, Lat: 34.884722 Lon: -83.982222, Call Sign: WPYP944, Licensee ID: L00363845
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz, 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/25/2013, Certifier: Danny Young
    Registrant: Notla Water Authority
  • BLAIRSVILLE, Lat: 34.813056 Lon: -84.010278, Call Sign: WQAC418, Licensee ID: L00850132
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/04/2014, Certifier: Lon Dillard
    Registrant: Appalachian Water Inc
  • AT03GI246, Sesame Lane (Lat: 34.874139 Lon: -84.102139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQY861
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • AT03GI247, King Road (Lat: 34.864389 Lon: -84.030389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQY866
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/28/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Blairsville Municipal Airport (Lat: 34.855083 Lon: -83.996861), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNX4, Licensee ID: L00007850
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2005, Expiration Date: 07/20/2015
    Registrant: City Of Blairsville, 2223 Airport Rd, Blairsville, GA 30512
  • Blairsville Municipal Airport (Lat: 34.855000 Lon: -84.000556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.9 m, Call Sign: WQCS900, Licensee ID: L00007850
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 05/17/2015
    Registrant: City Of Blairsville

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blairsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blairsville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Blairsville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blairsville, GA

Most common first names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William11876.0 years
James11173.4 years
John10875.8 years
Mary9379.5 years
Robert8973.0 years
Charles5773.2 years
Frank4180.5 years
George3576.9 years
Thomas3274.2 years
Richard3171.2 years
Most common last names in Blairsville, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Dyer6079.4 years
Jones5775.4 years
Brown5279.9 years
Smith4379.4 years
Collins4281.8 years
Payne3880.7 years
Thomas3577.1 years
King3070.8 years
Rogers3074.8 years
Weaver2878.3 years
Businesses in Blairsville, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Sears1
CVS1Subway2
Curves1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul2
FedEx2UPS3
GNC1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Home Depot1Wendy's1
KFC1

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