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  • "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "Smithsonian's 20 Best Small Towns to Visit"
    - Smithsonian Magazine 2016
  • "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

Getting Here

Download MapsDahlonega is located one hour north of Atlanta, at the end of GA-400. Our city is within three hours of more than ten million people living in Atlanta, Greenville, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Birmingham, and Augusta.

Getting around Dahlonega is as easy as it is to get here in the first place! And once you're here? Getting around is a snap, whether you're driving your own vehicle, taking a taxi, or even pedaling your bike!

Directions from Atlanta

Getting here from Atlanta is simple!

  1. Take GA-400 N/US-19 N (through Alpharetta, Cumming, and Dawsonville).
  2. Turn LEFT at GA-60 N/US-19 N/S Chestatee St. at the traffic light at the end of GA-400 N.
  3. Continue for approximately 5.5 miles. Arrive at Dahlonega's Historic Square.

Distance to Other Cities

    Atlanta, GA . . . . . . . . 71 mi
    Birmingham, AL . . . . 209 mi
    Charlotte, NC  . . . . . 235 mi
    Chattanooga, TN . . . 108 mi
    Memphis, TN . . . . . . 449 mi
    Miami, FL  . . . . . . . . 731 mi
    Nashville, TN . . . . . . 238 mi
    Orlando, FL . . . . . . . 504 mi
    Savannah, GA . . . . . 314 mi

Wimpy's Airport

  (706) 864-6894
   1682 Camp Wahsega Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533
 www.lumpkincounty.gov/dept/airport
  Flight factor information may be obtained from (800) WX-BRIEF

The FAA's designation for Lumpkin County-Wimpy's Airport, Dahlonega, GA is 9A0 "Niner Alpha Zero". Self-service 100LL fuel is available at competitive prices. Free tiedowns for visiting aircraft are available in front of the green airport (public) building off the south end of the ramp. Restrooms, flight planning area and area information is located inside the airport.

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