Set in the heart of the Georgian Appalachian Mountains, Dahlonega is a lovely small town originally known for its first discovery of gold in the United States. Set in Lumpkin County, it has an adorable town square and is also the site of the University of North Georgia. Since the Gold Rush of 1929, Dahlonega has drawn settlers to its rolling hills and gorgeous views.

Houses in Dahlonega tend to not sit right on top of each other with zero lot lines, so they are perfect for folks that really value their own space and privacy. There are several older, renovated homes, as well as new construction ones that appeal to different residents. Popular neighborhoods in Dahlonega include Achasta, Winfield Station, and Shepherds Cove Lake.

Homes Currently Available in Dahlonega

There is a huge amount of things to do in Dahlonega all year round, including festivals and events revolving around the city’s history and values. You can attend the Dahlonega Gold Rush Festival, which occurs every Fall, or the Bear in the Square Musical Festival annually. In addition to events, you can also experience the stunning views by hiking neighboring mountains up to sites like Preacher’s Rock or Amicalola Falls.

Public schools in Dahlonega are Lumpkin County Elementary School, Long Branch Elementary School, Blackburn Elementary School, Lumpkin County Middle School, and Lumpkin County High School.