Tuesday, January 18, 2022 / by Nathan Fitts
Blue Ridge Resource Guide
Blue Ridge, Georgia is a perfect place to live. Whether you are starting a family, retiring or relocating, you couldn’t pick a better community. Here we experience all 4 seasons, have endless outdoor recreational opportunities, and of course our stunning mountain views! When you are new to an area, sometimes it’s hard to know where to look for pertinent information. Nathan Fitts & Team have created a round-up of local resources to help you get acquainted with our town. Let us know if we can help you with any of your real estate needs as well.
Blue Ridge, Georgia:
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce – Your one stop shop for everything you need to know about the Blue Ridge community.
Fannin County Schools – Have little ones? We have a wonderful school system that is dedicated to the successful growth of all their students.
University of North Georgia – Blue Ridge Campus – Higher education for college degrees along with courses for personal and professional enrichment.
Fannin Regional Hospital - A 50-bed facility with emergency, surgical, and rehabilitation services.
Fannin County Health Department - Core public health services and innovative health care solutions for residents.
Georgia Department Of Driver Services – Apply for or renew a Georgia Driver’s License.
Fannin County Sherriff’s Office – The most outstanding men and women that protect us and keep us safe.
Fannin County Fire Department – Brave men and women offering fire protection along with a multitude of rescue services.
Fannin County Animal Control – In the event you need assistance with unruly critters.
Mountain Emergency Animal Center – Veterinarian services available 24 hours per day 365 days a year.
Blue Ridge Transfer Station – Bring your own refuse or have a local company come pick it up for you.
US Postal Service – Rent a PO Box, start/stop your mail service, or send packages conveniently located in Downtown Blue Ridge.
Georgia Department of Labor – Helping residents locate careers in and around Blue Ridge.
Blue Ridge Social Security Office – Open only on Mondays and Thursdays for social security replacement cards, benefits, and claims.
Division of Family and Children Services - Support services and programs to help families in need.
Fannin County Senior Center - Coffee, education, information, interesting activities, games and field trips for Fannin County residents age 60 and older.
Fannin County Tax Commissioner – Property tax and vehicle registration.
Fannin County Public Library – The library features a full computer lab, children's section, and a large selection of fiction, DVDs and audiobooks.
Tri-State Electric Membership Corporation – Providing electricity for the tri-state area.
Blue Ridge Mountain Electric Membership Corporation – Serving portions of Fannin County with electricity and broadband internet.
ETC Communications - Providers of phone, internet & cable.
TDS Telecom - Providers of phone, internet & cable.
The News Observer – The local newspaper reports on all the happenings in and around the Blue Ridge area twice a week – Tuesdays and Fridays.
US Forest Service – The Blue Ridge Ranger District of the US Forest Service has helpful information about all of our natural assets including 4-wheeling, hiking, waterfalls, fishing, hunting & more!
Georgia Forestry Commission – Apply for Burn Permits here!
Nathan Fitts & Team - Our team’s goal is to get you the best deal on property in Blue Ridge Georgia, whether buying or selling, we are on your side!