Historic High Country / Ellijay

Historic Downtown Ellijay

City of Ellijay
197 N. Main St.
Ellijay, GA 30540

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Downtown Ellijay is surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, where the Ellijay and Cartecay rivers meet to form the Coosawattee. In its beginnings it was a Cherokee village. Later it was Saturday-go-to-town marketplace where neighbors met to trade goods and news. It was the center of many mountain trades and crafts from woodworking to chenille tufting to quilting to whiskey distilling. It includes the Tabor House museum and Civil War library, the home of self-taught artist R.T. Henson, and several historical buildings. Ellijay just loves to have company, so visitors are always welcome, whether they come for apples, crafts, rivers, trails, or antiques.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Monday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site