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“...As a local business located in Dawson county, our company has benefitted tremendously with a warm and genuine welcome from local businesses, government and schools. While we have been blessed by the local support, we also count it a blessing to be able to do our part and support the community in this way. We are a proud member of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce.” George Parson, Cartridge On Wheels


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We are proud to partner with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce in working to enhance the wellness of our citizens. Being a sponsor of the Chamber affords us the opportunity to support the Dawson County community while furthering our mission of providing high quality, compassionate healthcare. Cindy Blount, Northside/Dawson Medical Campus
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Whether you live within the Dawsonville city limits or in another part of Dawson County, many of the standard amenities you expect to find in larger communities are also available here – with a comfortable dose of small-town Southern charm thrown into the mix. The following list of phone numbers, addresses and websites will connect you to so much that Dawson County has to offer.
• Electricity
Georgia Power Company
Georgia Power Company serves most of the City of Dawsonville.
706-864-3614
www.georgiapower.com

Sawnee EMC
Sawnee EMC serves Highway 400 from Forsyth County to Lumpkin County and the area east of this zone.
770-887-2363 or 800-635-9131
www.sawnee.com

Amicalola EMC
Amicalola EMC serves most of the county west of Highway 400, with the exception of the City of Dawsonville.
800-992-6471
www.amicalolaemc.com

• Garbage Pick-up
City of Dawsonville
415 Highway 53 East, Suite 100
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

http://www.dawsonville-ga.gov
706-265-3256

Evans Garbage Services
27 Evans Circle
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

706-216-4232

Grogan Disposal
Post Office 2729
Cumming, Georgia 30028
706-887-2135

J&M Garbage 617 Jewell Slayton Road
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

678-787-5736

• Telephone
TDS Telecommunications Corporation
TDS services the area west of the Amicalola River.
770-735-2000

Windstream
866-961-WIND (866-961-9463)
www.windstream.com
 
• Natural Gas
Atlanta Gas Light

Atlanta Gas Light Company is responsible for the gas distribution lines that run to your home (800-427-5463). To establish service, however, you need to select a supplier from the list of natural gas marketers authorized by the Georgia Public Service Commission(http://www.atlantagaslight.com).


• Cable TV
Windstream
Residential Customer Support 866-445-3402
Business Customer Support 800-843-9214
www.windstream.com

• Water/Sewer
Etowah Water & Sewer Authority
706-216-8474
www.etowahwater.org

City of Dawsonville
706-265-3256
www.dawsonville.com

• Postal Service
U.S. Postal Service
452 Georgia 53
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534


• Propane Gas
Amicalola Propane
706-344-1427

Folger Gas
706-864-6151

Mark Heard Fuel Company
706-265-2994

Mills Fuel Service
706-265-3394

• Internet Service Providers
Windstream
Residential Customer Support 866-445-3402
Business Customer Support 800-843-9214
www.windstream.com

North Georgia Network
(Fiber Optics)
706-754-5323
www.northgeorgianetwork.com

• Driver's License
Driver's licenses are issued by the Department of Driver Services/Georgia State Patrol office, located off of Georgia 400 in neighboring Forsyth County. Office hours are Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-12 noon. Georgia has initiated stronger requirements for identification to get a driver’s license. Please visit www.dds.ga.gov/secureid/ for details on what pieces of identification will be required when you visit a Customer Service Center to get a driver’s license.

DDS Cumming Customer Service Center #37
400 Aquatic Circle, Cumming
678-413-8400
 
• Automobile Tags
A Georgia license tag must be purchased by out-of-state newcomers within a thirty (30) day period of moving into Dawson County. You can purchase a tag by visiting the Dawson County Government at:
25 Justice Way, Suite 1222
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

706-344-3520

• Voter Registration
Voter registration is handled by the Dawson County Board of Elections.
96 Academy Avenue
Dawsonville, GA 30534

706-344-3640
Fax: (706) 344-3642
Email: http://dawsoncounty.org/contact-us/contact-form/271
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

• Urgent Care
 
Northeast Georgia Medical
Center & Health System
743 Spring Street, Gainesville
770-535-3553
www.nghs.com

Northside Hospital-Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Drive, Cumming
770-844-3200
www.northside.com

Children’s Healthcare
of Atlanta at Forsyth
410 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming
404-785-3100
A list of local healthcare providers can be found on the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce website at www.dawson.org

• Library
Dawson County Library
342 Allen Street, Dawsonville
706-344-3690
www.chestateelibrary.org

• Media
Dawson Community News
Post Office Box 1600
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-3384
www.dawsonnews.com

Dawson News & Advertiser
Post Office Box 225
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534
706-265-2345
www.dawsonadvertiser.com

Online Media
www.dawsontimes.com
www.discoverdawson.com

Smoke Signals
11293 Big Canoe
Big Canoe, GA 30143

770-893-1594
www.bigcanoenews.com
 
• Schools
Brenau University
770-534-6100
www.brenau.edu

Dawson County Board of Education
517 Allen Street, Dawsonville
706-265-3246
www.dawsoncountyschools.org

Dawson Learning Center
706-216-2033

Dawson Head Start
706-265-2980

Dawson Adult Education Center
706-265-1690

Wildwood Christian Academy
770-893-3300

Georgia State University
404-413-2000
www.gsu.edu

University of North Georgia
706-864-1400
www.ung.edu

White Oak Learning Center Pre-K
706-216-5437

Lanier Technical College
706-216-5461
www.laniertech.edu

Piedmont College
706-778-3000
www.piedmont.edu

• Dawson County Board of Commissioners

Dawson County has a five-member board, with four district commissioners and a chairman who are all elected at large. Commissioners serve a term of four years and all are elected on staggered terms. The vice-chairman of the Board is elected each year by the commissioners.

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners holds two regular meetings each month on the first and third Thursday at 6 p.m. Commission work sessions are held on the second and

 

fourth Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. Special Called Meetings are held when necessary. The public is invited to attend these meetings, held at the 2nd Floor Assembly Room of the Dawson County Government Center, 25 Justice Way, Dawsonville.

25 Justice Way, Suite 2313
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

706-344-3501
www.dawsoncounty.org

Chairman – Mike Berg
District 1 – Sharon Fausett
District 2 – James Swafford
District 3 – Jimmy Hamby
District 4 – Julie Hughes Nix
• Dawsonville City Council
The government of the City of Dawsonville is composed of a mayor and four council members, each serving a four-year term of office. The mayor is the chief executive officer. Each year the council elects a council member to serve as mayor pro-tem. Other appointments include: city clerk, city attorney, engineer, auditor, and water/sewer operator. The City Council is responsible for enacting ordinances, resolutions, and regulations governing the area encompassed within the city limits.
 
Dawsonville City Hall
Dawsonville Municipal Complex
415 Highway 53 East
Post Office Box 6
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534

706-265-3256
www.dawsonville-ga.gov

Mayor – James Grogan

Council – Caleb Phillips 
Council – Angie Smith
Council – Mike Sosebee
Council – Jason Power
City Attorney – Dana Miles
 
• United States Senators
Johnny Isakson (R)
131 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

202-224-3643
Atlanta Address
One Overton Park, Suite 970
3625 Cumberland Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30339

770-661-0999
isakson.senate.gov

The Honorable David Perdue (R)
United States Sendate 383

Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

202-224-3521
https://www.perdue.senate.gov/connect/email
North Georgia Address
191 Peachtree Street NE, SUite 3250
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

404-865-0311
www.perdue.senate.gov
Twitter: @sendavidperdue
 
 
• United States Congressman
Doug Collins (R), 9th District
513 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

202-225-9893
Gainesville District Office
111 Green Street SE
Gainesville, Georgia 30501

770-297-3388
www.dougcollins.house.gov

• State Senator
Steve Gooch (R), 51st District
Atlanta Address
421-C State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

404-656-9221
North Georgia Address
Post Office Box 600
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
• State Representatives
David Ralston (R) – 7th District & Speaker of the House
Atlanta Address
332 State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334

404-656-5020
Blue Ridge Address
Post Office Box 188
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
706-632-2221
 
Kevin Tanner (R), 9th District
Atlanta Address
401-E Coverdell Legislative Office Building
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
404-656-0152
District Address
Post Office Box 1885
Dawsonville, Georgia 30534



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