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.
, 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.
at 4,784 feet, is Georgia's highest point.
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
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.
30582 Young Harris