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Blue Ridge, Georgia

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Welcome to Blue Ridge ...

The city of Blue Ridge is located in Fannin County and is the County Seat for Fannin County.

A typical abbreviation for Blue Ridge: Blue Rdg. (or less commonly used: Blue Rdge. or Blue Ridg.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Blue Ridge has a population of 1,444 people<1> (see below for details).

Blue Ridge is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Blue Ridge: (706) & (762)<3>

The ZIP code for Blue Ridge: 30513<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Ridge had a population of 1,290 people (or 5.45% of the total population of Fannin County). This makes Blue Ridge the county's most populous community.

The population of Blue Ridge represents 0.01% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 268th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,290 people, the population of Blue Ridge increased 6.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,210 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Blue Ridge had an population of 1,444 people. This is an increase of 11.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.34% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Ridge.

Communities Also Named Blue Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Blue Ridge - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blue Ridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue Ridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Ridge. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Blue Ridge:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Ridge ...

Looking for more information about Blue Ridge? 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 Blue Ridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Ridge.

Communities near Blue Ridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Belltown Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Blue Ridge

Located in Polk County (TN)

Ellijay   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Blue Ridge

Located in Gilmer County

McCaysville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Blue Ridge

East Ellijay   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Blue Ridge

Located in Gilmer County

Ducktown   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Blue Ridge

Located in Polk County (TN)

Morganton   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the East (E) of Blue Ridge

Copperhill   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the North (N) of Blue Ridge

Located in Polk County (TN)

Mineral Bluff   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Blue Ridge

Chestnut Gap   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the West (W) of Blue Ridge

Cherry Log   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Blue Ridge

Located in Gilmer County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Blue Ridge.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blue Ridge.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<4>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 Blue Ridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue Ridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Blue Ridge) 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 Blue Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8647, Longitude: -84.3239     [Map].






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