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Population in 2012: 873 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 345  (39.6%)
Females: 528  (60.4%)

Median resident age:  68.2 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30546.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,724 (it was $26,615 in 2000)
Hiawassee:

$31,724
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,718

Hiawassee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $170,596 (it was $144,000 in 2000)
Hiawassee:

$170,596
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $480,124; Detached houses: $518,344; Townhouses or other attached units: $517,712; In 2-unit structures: $642,974; Mobile homes: $121,606

Median gross rent in 2012: $736.

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Hiawassee races chart
  • White alone - 838 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hiawassee: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (19.0%), English (11.5%), German (9.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.7%), United States (4.4%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1980 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 518 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hiawassee:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hiawassee town:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

137 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).

This town:  12.7%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hiawassee, Georgia as of August 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hiawassee to the number of sex offenders is 97 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $822 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $923 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (68.4 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (90.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (521.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Macedonia, GA (1.9 miles) , Young Harris, GA (2.3 miles ), Hayesville, NC (2.8 miles ), Tate City, GA (3.4 miles) , Blairsville, GA (3.5 miles ), Ivylog, GA (4.1 miles) , Helen, GA (4.1 miles ), Andrews, NC (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $403,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2004: 33 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $425,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 83.76 W

Area code: 706

Hiawassee household income distribution Hiawassee home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hiawassee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0120.80.00.0
Robberies 0010100001
per 100,000 0.00.0123.30.0119.00.00.00.00.0111.0
Assaults 1204656450
per 100,000 120.9236.70.0488.4714.3572.1696.1483.1560.50.0
Burglaries 961096961514
per 100,000 1088.3710.11233.01098.9714.31029.7696.1120.8560.51553.8
Thefts 17182453262526202239
per 100,000 2055.62130.22959.36471.33095.22860.43016.22415.52466.44328.5
Auto thefts 0142100001
per 100,000 0.0118.3493.2244.2119.00.00.00.00.0111.0
Arson N/A0N/A0N/AN/A0000
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/A0.0N/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 178.9187.9275.5443.9354.7294.9302.4292.3245.0317.6

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Crime rate in Hiawassee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.44
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +259 (+47.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (64%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Hiawassee-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 57% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Hiawassee town 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 35.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hiawassee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from the city 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 38.7 miles away from Hiawassee center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city 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 76.8 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 60.1 miles away from Hiawassee center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 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 Towns County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Hiawassee:

  • CHATUGE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 110 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • REGENCY HOSPICE OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA (Hospital, 236 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • CHATUGE REGIONAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 386 BELAIRE DRIVE)
  • TOWNS COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, MAIN ST BOX 509)

Political contributions by individuals in Hiawassee, GA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hiawassee:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 32 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Western Carolina University (about 41 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)
  • Gainesville State College (about 51 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Clemson University (about 57 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 16,837)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 58 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 59 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Lee University (about 66 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 3,586)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Hiawassee:

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  • five free hardcourt tennis courts. also courtesy use of courts at young harris university. a good recreation center with a modest charge.

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Notable location: Towns County Fire and Rescue Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hiawassee include: McConnell Church (A), Hiawassee Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Tourist attraction: Brasstown Bald Visitors Center (Brasstown Bald).

Hotels: Boundary Waters Resort & Marina (528 Sunnyside Road), Fieldstone Inn (3499 Highway 76 East), Deer Lodge Dining Room & Cabins (Hiawassee Riv), Enota Mountain Retreat Conference Center Bed and Breakfast (1000 Highway 180).

Courts: Towns County Government - Clerk of Superior Court (48 River Street), Towns County Government - Judge of Superior Court (48 River Street).

 
Towns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Hiawassee and their reported violations in the past:

HIAWASSEE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE (Population served: 88, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 58.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 58.9% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  44.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hiawassee, GA

113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
112 people in nursing homes in 2000
36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hiawassee compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hiawassee (2011 data):

  • Citizens South Bank: Hiawassee Branch at 20 South Main Street, branch established on 1909/07/21. 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
  • SCBT National Association: Hiawassee Banking Center Branch at 232 B Chatuge Way, branch established on 2007/07/23. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $3,893.8 mil, Deposits: $3,257.7 mil, headquarters in Orangeburg, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: Scbt Financial Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Ucb Towns County Branch at 214 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/03/28. 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.
  • Stephens Federal Bank: Hiawassee Branch at 89 Franks Street, branch established on 1998/02/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $185.2 mil, Deposits: $171.4 mil, headquarters in Toccoa, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hiawassee, Georgia:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 300 Big Sky Dr, Hiawassee, GA 30546 , Phone: (706) 896-8884, Fax: (706) 896-8894
  • Ramada, The Lodge On Lake Chatuge, 653 Hwy 76 W, Hiawassee, GA 30546 , Phone: (800) 613-4349, Fax: (706) 896-2876
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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hiawassee travel time to work - commute


Hiawassee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Hiawassee town (based on Towns County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.08%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents69.5%14.3%8.2%5.1%2.9%
Congregations60.9%13.0%8.7%4.3%13.0%
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: 3
Towns County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Towns County:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

19.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Towns County:

25.9%
Georgia:

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

15.8%
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 1$1,964$23,5680$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,617$54,4680$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,305$33,9150$0
Sewerage 2$5,670$34,0200$0
Water Supply 6$17,901$35,8020$0
Totals for Government 16$50,457$37,8430$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($17.18)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($11.45)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $355,000 ($406.64)
    Sewerage: $236,000 ($270.33)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($197.02)
    Police Protection: $165,000 ($189.00)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($50.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($20.62)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($20.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($32.07)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($21.76)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($8.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $413,000 ($473.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($160.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $349,000 ($399.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($30.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $109,000 ($124.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $47,000 ($53.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($22.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $523,000 ($599.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($9.16)
  • Tax - Property: $118,000 ($135.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $88,000 ($100.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000 ($65.29)
    NEC: $33,000 ($37.80)
    Public Utilities: $30,000 ($34.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,076,000 ($3523.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,025,000 ($3465.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($58.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,354,000 ($1550.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $255,000 ($292.10)

10.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($65,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.38%
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 Union County, GA  1.08% ($43,026 average AGI)
from Clay County, NC  0.62% ($47,364)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.34% ($65,083)


7.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
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 Union County, GA  1.14% ($25,641 average AGI)
to Clay County, NC  0.88% ($35,767)
to Cherokee County, NC  0.35% ($21,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hiawassee:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Hiawassee:

  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WCVP-FM (95.9 FM; ROBBINSVILLE, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTFH (89.9 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WHEL (105.1 FM; HELEN, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNCC-FM (96.7 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WAZX-FM (101.9 FM; CLEVELAND, GA; Owner: WAZX-FM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hiawassee:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W07BB (Channel 7; HIAWASSEE, ETC., GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W10AM (Channel 10; HIAWASSEE, ETC., GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W13AX (Channel 13; HIAWASSEE, ETC., GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB, INC)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W04BJ (Channel 4; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

Hiawassee fatal accident list:

Sep 2, 2011 03:35 PM, Sr-17, Lat: 34.82102778, Lon: -83.73787778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 2011 11:20 AM, Sr-180 Sp, Lat: 34.869475, Lon: -83.80502778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1992 04:08 PM, Sr2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 1981 10:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1980 04:58 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 5, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hiawassee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi E (Lat: 34.954250 Lon: -83.729889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPFR916
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 859.312 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/2009, Expiration Date: 12/09/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 2 Mi E (Lat: 34.954250 Lon: -83.729889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQJM791
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2009, Expiration Date: 12/09/2019, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Courthouse Annex River St (Lat: 34.946750 Lon: -83.755444), Call Sign: KNIQ900
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.040 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 02/16/2014
    Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 1580 Main St (Lat: 34.946472 Lon: -83.756556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPKF705
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.5600 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2022, Certifier: Robert M Taylor
    Registrant: State Of Georgia, 47 Trinity Ave Sw 1st Flr, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • TOWNS BASE, 2941 Ga Hwy 180 (Lat: 34.874167 Lon: -83.810639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 19 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: KIL691
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.400 MHz, 159.285 MHz, 159.360 MHz, 159.390 MHz, 159.277 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2005, Expiration Date: 11/08/2015
    Registrant: Gta Gfc Towns Base, Macon, GA 31202-0819, Phone: (478) 751-3500, Email:
  • Brasstown Bald Mountain 6 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.870917 Lon: -83.812944), Call Sign: KBT349
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.905 MHz, 154.935 MHz, 155.370 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2003, Expiration Date: 08/11/2013
    Registrant: 47 Trinity Ave 4th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30334, Phone: (404) 656-2042, Fax: (404) 657-0320, Email:
  • 1100 Shake Rag Rd (Lat: 34.953972 Lon: -83.729333), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPRH406
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/21/2015, Certifier: Carl Cloer
    Registrant: National License Corporation, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256-2206, Fax: (800) 841-0516

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HIAWASSEE, Highway 17-75-76 (Lat: 34.951472 Lon: -83.758222), Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WSL89, Licensee ID: L00018312
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Standard Telephone Company, 2000 Industrial Blvd, Cornelia, GA 30531
  • BRASSTOWN, 6.1 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 34.874250 Lon: -83.811000), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WSL90, Licensee ID: L00018312
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Standard Telephone Company, 2000 Industrial Blvd, Cornelia, GA 30531
  • ATT 71800, 50 Shake Rag Road (Lat: 34.953750 Lon: -83.730222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61.9 m, Overall height: 65.2 m, Call Sign: WQRI255
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2013, Expiration Date: 05/17/2023, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hiawassee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hiawassee)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Hiawassee


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

Most common first names in Hiawassee, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6274.8 years
William5877.4 years
John5376.6 years
Mary3981.3 years
Robert3074.7 years
Frank2178.3 years
Charles2170.5 years
Ruth1787.1 years
George1678.4 years
Thomas1573.2 years
Most common last names in Hiawassee, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garrett4578.8 years
Nicholson3577.7 years
Ledford3476.4 years
Shook2876.2 years
Taylor2878.5 years
Eller2781.8 years
Rogers2675.4 years
Burch2477.8 years
Arrowood2376.3 years
Brown2380.8 years
Businesses in Hiawassee, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ramada1
FedEx2Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
Lane Furniture1

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