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Hiawassee Northeast Georgia Mountains

Located on beautiful Lake Chatuge, Hiawassee is the county seat of Towns County. The Southern Highroads Trail passes alongside Lake Chatuge. Waterfalls dot the landscape and provide great hiking jaunts. The Hiwassee River is called 'the hidden jewel of trout fishing.' The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds hosts the Georgia Mountain Fair each summer and concerts year-round. Local art can be found at the ArtWorks Artisan Centre.
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Hiawassee is an Appalachian Trail community. The Southern Highroads Trail passes through Hiawassee and alongside Lake Chatuge, a TVA reservoir popular for swimming, boating, jet skiing, paddling, sport fishing, and other water sports. There are several entrances to the Appalachian Trail at various locations in the area.

The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds hosts the Georgia Mountain Fair each summer. The Anderson Music Hall at the fairgrounds hosts great shows with top name stars each year. The Fred Hamilton Rhododendron Garden bursts into bloom early April to late May and can almost take your breath away at the sight of more than 3,000 azaleas and rhododendrons. Local artists, inspired by their beautiful surroundings, create works of art on display at the Artworks Artisan Center, as well as for sale.

Hiawassee River is known as "the hidden jewel of trout fishing." Waterfalls dot the landscape and provide great hiking jaunts.

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U.S. 76 W
Hiawassee, GA 30546

Hiawassee is located north of Atlanta on U.S. Hwy 76 between Young Harris and Clayton adjacent to the North Carolina State Line.

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Phone: 706-896-4966

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