• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Meetings & Conferences

Conference“I just want to extend a big thanks to everyone involved with the planning and implementation of the 2013 Georgia Geological Society Field trip… it was a most enjoyable event. On behalf of the Georgia Geological Society please accept our thanks…”

          - Paul Schroeder, Department of Geology, University of Georgia
            (GGS Annual Membership Meeting & Fieldtrip, October 11-13, 2013, 100 Attendees)

“At the conclusion of our workshop, the Georgia Department of Defense leaders departed Lumpkin County with the knowledge that Lumpkin County remains a great place to visit... Thank you for all of the support provided by you team…”

          - Larry F. Deaton Jr., Director of Strategic Management, Georgia Department of Defense
            (Annual Senior Leadership Team Building Workshop, April 15-17, 2013, 35 Attendees)

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Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543.