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Welcome to Blairsville ...

The city of Blairsville is located in Union County<1> and is the County Seat for Union County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blairsville has a population of 639 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Blairsville.

Blairsville is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blairsville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Blairsville: (706) & (762)<4>

The ZIP codes for Blairsville: 30512, 30514<5>

Websites for Blairsville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blairsvillechamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Blairsville, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blairsville had an population of 639 people. This is a decrease of 1.99% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blairsville had a population of 652 people. This makes Blairsville the county's most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blairsville.

Adding Blairsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Blairsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Blairsville was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blairsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Blairsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Blairsville - they are located in Illinois (2), Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blairsville.

Communities near Blairsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blairsville.

  • Willow [Lumpkin County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow
    • Willow [Lumpkin County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Blairsville
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,138 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Jacksonville [Towns County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Towns County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Blairsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,239 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
  • Cutcane [Fannin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cutcane
    • Cutcane [Fannin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Blairsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cutcane have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cutcane
  • Owltown [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owltown
    • Owltown [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Blairsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,346 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owltown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owltown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Young Harris [Towns County]
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      • Young Harris [Towns County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Young Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Young Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Young Harris<8>
    • Murphy [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
      • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<8>
    • Youngcane [Union County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngcane
      • Youngcane [Union County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Blairsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Youngcane have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hemp [Fannin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hemp
      • Hemp [Fannin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hemp have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hemp
    • Naguchee [White County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Naguchee
      • Naguchee [White County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Blairsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naguchee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Hiawassee [Towns County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiawassee
      • Hiawassee [Towns County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Blairsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 917 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiawassee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hiawassee<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blairsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blairsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blairsville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blairsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blairsville. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blairsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blairsville ...

Looking for more information about Blairsville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blairsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blairsville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Georgia

About Union County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blairsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County: www.unioncounty.gov/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blairsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blairsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Blairsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blairsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blairsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blairsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BlairsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blairsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8763, Longitude: -83.9581    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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