Young Harris, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 1,537 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +154.5%
Males: 612  (39.9%)
Females: 925  (60.1%)
Median resident age:

21.0 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30582.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,955 (it was $38,250 in 2000)
Young Harris:

$26,955
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $7,739 (it was $12,533 in 2000)

Young Harris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $205,611 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Young Harris:

$205,611
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,525; detached houses: $271,136; mobile homes: $77,334

Median gross rent in 2017: $729.

March 2019 cost of living index in Young Harris: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.4%
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  • Races in Young Harris, GA (2010)
    • 81790.9%White alone
    • 364.0%Hispanic
    • 232.6%Black alone
    • 111.2%Asian alone
    • 70.8%Two or more races
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

Races in Young Harris detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Young Harris, Georgia as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Young Harris is 116 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (22.3%), Irish (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.0%), Italian (5.8%), German (5.7%), Swedish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1929 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 1,505 people per square mile   (low).

Young Harris, Georgia map

54 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 1.8% Latin America).

This city:

5.2%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,139 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,141 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johns Creek, GA (65.6 miles , pop. 76,728).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (87.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (520.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hiawassee, GA (2.3 miles ),
Macedonia, GA (2.4 miles ),
Blairsville, GA (2.7 miles ),
Hayesville, NC (2.8 miles ),
Ivylog, GA (3.4 miles ),
Murphy, NC (3.9 miles ),
Tate City, GA (4.1 miles),
Marble, NC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.93 N, Longitude: 83.85 W

Area code: 706

Distribution of median household income in Young Harris, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Young Harris, GA in 2017
Young Harris satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 58 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 69 buildings, average cost: $195,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Young Harris, GA residents
Average permit cost in Young Harris, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Young Harris, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (50.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (50.0%)
  • Public administration (15.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (50.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (2.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.4%)
Most common occupations in Young Harris, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (11.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.6%)
  • Communications equipment operators (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (22.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (17.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (15.5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (13.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.0%)
  • Communications equipment operators (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.2%)

Average climate in Young Harris, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Young Harris-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.0 miles away from the Young Harris 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 32.0 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:

Young Harris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 60.2 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from Young Harris center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 226.3 miles away from Young Harris center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 330.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Towns County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Young Harris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Young Harris:

  • UNION COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • CLAY COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HAYESVILLE, NC)
  • APPALACHIAN HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; BLAIRSVILLE, GA)
  • SMOKEY MOUNTAIN DIALYSIS DENOVO FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MURPHY, NC)

College/University in Young Harris:

  • Young Harris College (Full-time enrollment: 1,073; Location: 1 College Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.yhc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Young Harris:

  • University of North Georgia (about 30 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,445)
  • Piedmont College (about 31 miles; Demorest, GA; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • Brenau University (about 44 miles; Gainesville, GA; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Western Carolina University (about 48 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)
  • Lanier Technical College (about 49 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 2,435)
  • Lee University (about 61 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 4,422)
  • Clemson University (about 61 miles; Clemson, SC; FT enrollment: 20,131)

Library in Young Harris:

  • MOUNTAIN REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $960,783; Location: 698 MILLER STREET; 98,479 books; 4,631 audio materials; 2,779 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Towns County Fire and Rescue Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Young Harris: Sharp Hill United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Young Harris: Young Harris College Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Plumbing & Home Repair (620 Somerset Hill East), Brasstown Valley Resort (6321 US Highway 76).

Birthplace of: Zell Miller - Politician and Marine Corps officer.

Towns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

547 people in college/university student housing in 2010
359 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Young Harris (2011 data):

  • Citizens South Bank: Young Harris Branch at 693 Main Street, branch established on 1977/10/24. 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

For population 15 years and over in Young Harris:

Marital status in Young Harris, GA
  • Never married: 80.8%
  • Now married: 14.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Young Harris:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Young Harris
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Young Harris, GA (based on Towns County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,54420
Mainline Protestant8854
Other11
None5,041-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

19.32 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.0%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Towns County:

15.8%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Young Harris:

48.1%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

54.1%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Young Harris:

24.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

11.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.8%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Young Harris:

6.8
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Young Harris:

13.4%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

61.0%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Young Harris:

85.6%
State:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Young Harris, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 2$8,466$50,7960$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,110$48,6600$0
Financial Administration 2$6,416$38,4960$0
Water Supply 1$3,569$42,8280$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,900
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$26,561$45,5337$1,900

Young Harris government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $245,000 ($159.40)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($106.05)
    Central Staff Services: $162,000 ($105.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($24.07)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($20.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($6.51)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($3.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($3.25)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($1.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($72.22)
    General Public Building: $96,000 ($62.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($48.80)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($48.15)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($8.46)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($3.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $215,000 ($139.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $64,000 ($41.64)

Young Harris government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $195,000 ($126.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($3.90)
    Other: $6,000 ($3.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $160,000 ($104.10)
    Other: $83,000 ($54.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $3,000 ($1.95)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.30)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($190.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000 ($62.46)
  • Tax - Insurance Premiums Sales: $43,000 ($27.98)
    Property: $42,000 ($27.33)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($4.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($2.60)
    Other: $2,000 ($1.30)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.65)

Young Harris government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,462,000 ($951.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,438,000 ($935.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000 ($15.61)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $64,000 ($41.64)

Young Harris government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,007,000 ($655.17)

10.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.16%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, GA  1.15% ($40,265 average AGI)
from Clay County, NC  0.80% ($37,176)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, GA  1.27% ($42,019 average AGI)
to Clay County, NC  0.51% ($45,762)

Businesses in Young Harris, GA

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Young Harris:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Young Harris:

  • 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)
  • WCNG (102.7 FM; MURPHY, NC; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WCON-FM (99.3 FM; CORNELIA, GA; Owner: HABERSHAM BROADCASTING CO.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPPR (88.3 FM; DEMOREST, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Young Harris:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W04BJ (Channel 4; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W42AT (Channel 42; HAYESVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W07BE (Channel 7; YOUNG HARRIS, GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • 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)
  • W07BB (Channel 7; HIAWASSEE, ETC., GA; Owner: TRI-COUNTY TV BOOSTER CLUB,INC)
  • W31AN (Channel 31; MURPHY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • 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)

Young Harris fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 2014 10:48 PM, Us-76 / Sr-515, Lat: 34.917231, Lon: -83.858869, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Nov 10, 2013 10:00 AM, Us-76 / Sr-515, Lat: 34.941606, Lon: -83.848744, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.5mTotal length
  • $5,341,000Total costs
  • 40,740Total average daily traffic
  • 1,409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,110Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Young Harris, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Young Harris, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Young Harris)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Young Harris, GA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • VORTAC, Vortac (Lat: 34.941750 Lon: -83.919889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPSL843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.331 MHz, 952.331 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Chris Kelly, Registrant: Blue Ridge Mountain Electrical Membership Corporation, 1360 Main Street, Young Harris, GA 30582, Phone: (706) 379-3121, Fax: (706) 379-2374, Email:
  • TOWNS COUNTY, Lat: 34.936111 Lon: -83.903056, Call Sign: WPYR425, Licensee ID: L01037810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2013, Expiration Date: 10/06/2023, Certifier: Jerry Bradshaw, Registrant: Towns County Water & Sewerage Authority
  • STUDIO, 1352 Main Street (Lat: 34.928222 Lon: -83.849417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQAQ788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.012 MHz, Grant Date: 07/21/2004, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2011, Certifier: Charles A Cathey, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. #100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • WACF Studio, 1352 Main Street (Lat: 34.928222 Lon: -83.849417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 6.3 m, Call Sign: WQHQ496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2007, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: A.D. Frazier, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave, Nw, Ste. 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • YNG HARRIS, Sycamore And School St (Lat: 34.930639 Lon: -83.850167), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WBA965, Licensee ID: L00018312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2175.40 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2002, Registrant: Standard Telephone Company, 2000 Industrial Blvd, Cornelia, GA 30531
  • GUMLOG MTN, 4 Miles West Of (Lat: 34.943139 Lon: -83.915444), Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WBA966, Licensee ID: L00018312,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2125.40 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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Gumlog Mountain 4 Miles West Of Young Harris (Lat: 34.940917 Lon: -83.921000), Call Sign: WRV270,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2018, Certifier: Frank A Schueneman, Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Young Harris)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169JW , Serial Number: 17700360, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew D Patterson, Po Box 832, Young Harris, GA 30582
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310P (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5934M , Serial Number: 310P0234, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2012
    Registrant (LLC): 34m LLC, Po Box 846, Young Harris, GA 30582
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 ADVANCED (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 743AB , Serial Number: P76DCL14B26133, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Blackbear Enterprises LLC, 3680 Us Highway 76, Young Harris, GA 30582

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Young Harris, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.8%), and Structure Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Young Harris, GA
    • 10448.8%Outside Fires
    • 7233.8%Structure Fires
    • 3114.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 62.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Young Harris, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Young Harris, Georgia:

  • Brasstown Valley Resort, 6321 Us Hwy 76, Young Harris, Georgia 30582 , Phone: (706) 379-9900, Fax: (706) 379-9999
  • The Ridges Resort, 3499 Us Hwy 76, Young Harris, Georgia 30582 , Phone: (706) 896-2262, Fax: (706) 896-1865
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Young Harris, Georgia
Most common first names in Young Harris, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3675.4 years
William3074.7 years
John2674.8 years
Mary1882.1 years
Robert1774.7 years
George1479.2 years
Paul976.3 years
Ruth978.0 years
Martha875.5 years
Betty868.9 years
Most common last names in Young Harris, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nichols2379.1 years
Shook2176.1 years
Plott1776.2 years
Brown1774.2 years
Smith1473.6 years
Gibson1380.4 years
Stephens1378.9 years
King1268.2 years
Sampson1276.8 years
Bryson1178.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Young Harris, GA
  • 63.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Young Harris, GA
  • 92.6%Electricity
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Young Harris compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Young Harris on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people leaving home to go to work at strange times (12 PM - 5 AM) (population 500+)"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Otto William Wendel (2)
  • James Lyle Hazen (1)
  • Roy E. Underwood (1)
  • Gregory Bowman (1)
  • Richard A. Artmeier (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.