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Welcome to Ellijay ...
The city of Ellijay is located in Gilmer County<1> and is the County Seat for Gilmer County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ellijay has a population of 1,710 people<2> (see below for details).
Ellijay is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ellijay lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Ellijay: (706) & (762)<4>
The ZIP code for Ellijay: 30540<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Ellijay.
Websites for Ellijay ...
Official Website: www.cityofellijay.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellijay had an population of 1,710 people. This is an increase of 5.62% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ellijay had a population of 1,619 people (or 5.72% of the total population of Gilmer County). This makes Ellijay the county's most populous community.
The population of Ellijay represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ellijay.
Communities Also Named Ellijay ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Ellijay - it's located in North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ellijay.
Communities near Ellijay ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ellijay.
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 Ellijay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ellijay.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ellijay. 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 Ellijay.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ellijay. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ellijay.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellijay ...
Looking for more information about Ellijay? 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 Ellijay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ellijay.
Adding Ellijay to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ellijay in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ellijay was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Ellijay on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ellijay.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ellijay: www.cityofellijay.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 03 Jun 2023