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Welcome to the American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP), an unincorporated not-for-profit network of independent sites devoted to History and Genealogy, and covering North American Countries and Territories. We are a group of independent webmasters who link together to share Historical and Genealogical data with researchers.

Georgia State Coordinator (SC) Donna Parrish
Your Union County host is Paul Parker

UNION, Georgia's 83rd County was created December 3, 1832

Formed from Cherokee County, it was named for the Federal Union.
Portions of Union County were taken for Fannin County in 1854
and Towns County in 1856.
On December 26, 1835 Blairsville was formed.
Named for Francis P. Blair, Sr. editor of the Washington Globe.
Union County encompasses 204,736 acres, of which 97,736 acres is in
the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Lake Nottely , A TVA Dam on the Nottely River completed in 1942, is 184 feet high and 2,300 feet long, providing flood control,recreation, and has a generating capacity of 15,000 kilowatts electrical power, with 150 miles of shoreline.
280 acre Lake Trahlyta, in Vogel State Park , also provides swimming, fishing and paddle boats.
Brasstown Bald at 4,784 feet, is Georgia's highest point.
Union County's lowest point is 1,600 feet, where the Nottely River enters North Carolina.
Annual snowfall averages 3 inches.
Annual rainfall averages 52.8 inches

Other sites of Union County, Georgia interest

Union County Newspaper - North Georgia News
Official Union County website
Union County Historical Society

Adjoining Counties;

Fannin, GA
Habersham, GA
Towns, GA - Available for adoption through AHGP
White, GA - Available for adoption through AHGP
Cherokee, NC - Available for adoption through AHGP
Clay, NC - Available for adoption through AHGP

5 Zip Codes serve Union County.

30512 Blairsville
30514 Blairsville
30560 Morganton
30572 Suches
30582 Young Harris