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

The community of Blue Ridge is the Seat for Fannin County.

Fannin County was founded in 1854. Fannin was created by taking area from Gilmer and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fannin had a population of 22,945 people. This is an increase of 15.9% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,798 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fannin represented 0.24% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 85th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,682+19.62%+3.21% since 2009
200922,945+15.9%+1.07% since 2008
200822,701+14.66%+0.65% since 2007
200019,798The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fannin County Census Page for Fannin County.


Below are some of the communities located in Fannin County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fannin County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Blue Ridge   1,1071,2108.51% decrease  
McCaysville   9961,0717% decrease  
Morganton   2842995.02% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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