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Population in 2012: 1,630 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 674  (41.4%)
Females: 956  (58.6%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30175.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,157 (it was $22,120 in 2000)
Ellijay:

$24,157
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,443

Ellijay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,661 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Ellijay:

$138,661
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,454; Detached houses: $193,098; Mobile homes: $135,381

Median gross rent in 2012: $626.

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  • White alone - 1,076 (66.5%)
  • Hispanic - 497 (30.7%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 16 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ellijay: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (14.0%), United States (13.2%), English (9.1%), German (4.7%), Scottish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 2.68 square miles.

Population density: 609 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ellijay:

  • High school or higher: 56.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellijay city:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 37.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

423 residents are foreign born

This city:  22.3%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 104 registered sex offenders living in Ellijay, Georgia as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ellijay to the number of sex offenders is 16 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,022 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $752 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (46.4 miles , pop. 79,334).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (64.8 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Ellijay, GA (1.0 miles ), Carters Lake, GA (2.3 miles) , Cartecay, GA (2.5 miles) , Cherry Log, GA (2.8 miles) , Rich Mountain, GA (2.9 miles) , Talking Rock, GA (3.6 miles) , Blue Ridge, GA (3.9 miles ), Jasper, GA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $60,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $207,000
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $35,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 84.48 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Georgia's Apple Capital

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,435 (+233.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 470 (63.3%)

Area code: 706

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Crime rates in Ellijay by Year
Type 2002 2003 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 0N/A0000
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.6) 0.00.00.00.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.89
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +363 (+29.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (41%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Food processing workers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Ellijay-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Ellijay city center killed 9 people and injured 67 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 20.5 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 26 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ellijay-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 66.7 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 81.9 miles away from Ellijay 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 48.9 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 31.0 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 56.5 miles away from Ellijay 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 85.3 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 Gilmer County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Davis (offensive lineman) - Player of football.

Main business address for: APPALACHIAN BANCSHARES INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ellijay:

  • DAVITA ELLIJAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 449 INDUSTRIAL BLVD #240)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES ELLIJAY (Dialysis Facility, 941 PROGRESS ROAD)
  • NORTH GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1362 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • GILMER NH (Nursing Home, JASPER HWY S BOX 346)

Political contributions by individuals in Ellijay, GA

Airports located in Ellijay:


Local government website: WWW.CITYOFELLIJAY.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ellijay:

  • Dalton State College (about 31 miles; Dalton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,413)
  • North Georgia College & State University (about 31 miles; Dahlonega, GA; FT enrollment: 4,201)
  • Lee University (about 40 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 41 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,273)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 42 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,031)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 47 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)
  • Gainesville State College (about 48 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)

Public high school in Ellijay:

Private high school in Ellijay:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 164 LEGION RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ellijay:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ellijay:

  • NORTH GEORGIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 191 HAROLD PRITCHETT RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • JOSEPHINE EDWARDS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 12472 HWY 515 N; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • PLEASANT HILLS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 2228 PLEASANT GAP CIR; Grades: PK - 2)
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Notable locations in Ellijay: Ellijay Fire Department (A), Gilmer County Courthouse (B), Gilmer County Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Riverside Plaza Shopping Center (1), South Main Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ellijay include: First Baptist Church of Ellijay (A), Ellijay Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ellijay Cemetery (1), Jarrett Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Ellijay River (A), Cartecay River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ellijay: Gilmer Fairground (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Ellijay Inn (92 South Main Street), Budget Inn (34 Jeff Drive).

 
Gilmer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.23. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.23
U.S.:

3.08

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

ELLIJAY-GILMER CO. WATER AUTH. (Population served: 9362, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-07-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation
L & R CAMPGROUND WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 606, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-1998)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SUE`S LOG CABIN RESTAURANT (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 44.8%
(30.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 71.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.5% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ellijay, GA

99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
105 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ellijay 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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 Ellijay (2011 data):

  • Community & Southern Bank: Appalachian Community Bank Branch at 829 Industrial Boulevard, branch established on 1995/03/03; Highlands Branch at 19 Highland Crossing, branch established on 2006/10/02. 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.
  • Regions Bank: Ellijay Main Branch at 187 South Main Street, branch established on 1974/08/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Of Gilmer Coun at 558 Industrial Boulevard, branch established on 1998/01/30. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ellijay travel time to work - commute


Ellijay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ellijay city (based on Gilmer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.85%
Here36.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents51.8%15.5%12.4%4.4%3.0%
Congregations34.2%10.5%15.8%7.9%5.3%
NameCatholic ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents3.0%2.9%2.5%2.0%2.6%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%15.8%
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
Gilmer County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gilmer County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Gilmer County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

7.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

25.2%
Georgia:

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

20.9%
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
Other Government Administration 9$17,449$23,2651$994
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,771
Police Protection - Officers 11$29,072$31,7150$0
Police - Other 1$2,427$29,1240$0
Firefighters 3$8,632$34,5284$1,751
Streets and Highways 2$4,339$26,0340$0
Totals for Government 26$61,919$28,5787$4,516

Ellijay government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $971,000 ($595.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $98,000 ($60.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $512,000 ($314.11)
    Central Staff Services: $383,000 ($234.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $275,000 ($168.71)
    Regular Highways: $184,000 ($112.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $57,000 ($34.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($13.50)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($12.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($6.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $481,000 ($295.09)
    General - Other: $456,000 ($279.75)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($22.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $733,000 ($449.69)

Ellijay government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($5.52)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.45)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $882,000 ($541.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,182,000 ($725.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $196,000 ($120.25)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($20.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($252.76)
    All Other: $14,000 ($8.59)
  • Tax - Property: $308,000 ($188.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $209,000 ($128.22)
    Other Selective Sales: $95,000 ($58.28)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $67,000 ($41.10)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $65,000 ($39.88)
    Other License: $32,000 ($19.63)

Ellijay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,202,000 ($737.42)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
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 Cherokee County, GA  0.65% ($52,125 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.65% ($83,679)
from Pickens County, GA  0.56% ($26,854)


6.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Pickens County, GA  0.73% ($31,623 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.71% ($48,695)
to Fannin County, GA  0.46% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ellijay:

  • WPGY (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ellijay:

  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPPL (103.9 FM; BLUE RIDGE, GA; Owner: FANNIN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W215AY (90.9 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYYU (104.5 FM; DALTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ellijay:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLP-TV (Channel 18; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Ellijay, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 59
  • 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 Ellijay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 37 meters (121ft)
Total costs: $2,162,000
Total average daily traffic: 37,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,181
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 55,605

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ELLIJAY, Lat: 34.657500 Lon: -84.261944, Call Sign: WQAC417, Licensee ID: L00850132
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/04/2014, Certifier: Lon Dillard
    Registrant: Appalachian Water Inc

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Atop Talona Mountain South Of City (Lat: 34.629806 Lon: -84.490472), Call Sign: KWA657
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Ewa 20925106, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Gilmer County Airport (Lat: 34.630000 Lon: -84.527222), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 14.8 m, Call Sign: WQFS471
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2006, Expiration Date: 09/21/2016
    Registrant: Vaisala Inc., 194 South Taylor Ave., Louisville, CO 80027, Phone: (303) 402-4741, Fax: (720) 304-4841, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

144 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ellijay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ellijay)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 130
  • Hazardous Condition: 259
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ellijay


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

Most common first names in Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James11373.3 years
John9774.0 years
William9374.9 years
Mary6979.6 years
Robert6669.8 years
Charles5370.6 years
George3873.4 years
Ruth2874.3 years
Thomas2875.0 years
Henry2680.6 years
Most common last names in Ellijay, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis8774.1 years
Parks5776.6 years
Weaver4876.9 years
Jones4774.1 years
Smith4674.9 years
Reece3777.8 years
Sanford3672.4 years
Johnson3178.9 years
Cantrell3073.8 years
Wright2676.1 years
Businesses in Ellijay, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS4
IHOP1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Ellijay, GA


Ellijay on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Philip L. Lowman (5)
  • James Harold Gray (4)
  • Timothy Jackovitch (2)
  • Philip Lowman (2)
  • Tim Jackovitch (2)
  • Steven W. Wazlavek (1)
  • Michael Gregory Abernathy (1)
  • Klaus Dern (1)
  • Jeffrey Sherwood (1)
  • Mary Louise Blohm (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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