Living Here

Northeast Georgia offers an outstanding quality of life with Atlanta less than an hour away and nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We offer the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation.

Outstanding quality of life with the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation.

Community at a Glance

Lake Sidney Lanier wraps around the landscape, adding beauty and great opportunity for boating, waterskiing, swimming, rowing and fishing. The mountains are filled with hiking paths and sections of the Appalachian Trail, arts and craft festivals, camping sites and other tourist magnets that draw people from through the Southeastern US.

Area information

Northeast Georgia has the very best our nation has to offer. From an exceptional arts culture to fast-paced racing at Road Atlanta. Browse these links to learn more about our outstanding community.


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The Arts

In addition to performing arts, Gainesville has many fine arts and crafts galleries to suit every taste including:

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Both Gainesville College and Brenau University have substantial arts programs and galleries.

Libraries And Child Enrichment

Community Statistics


The cost of living is 6.8% lower than the national average


Median household income of $62,984


$338,047 average home price


700 miles of shoreline on Lake Lanier with 6 Full-Service Marinas


6 Golf Courses in Hall County


More than 45 parks

61ยบ F

Average Annual Temperature

Top 100

Ranked 58 in the top 100 fastest-growing metros in the U.S.


#1 State for Business (6 years in a row)


Thriving industry: 21 Georgia companies made Fortune 500 in 2018


Our schools, both public and private, offer exceptional education in caring environments that are integrated with the community through strong corporate support (Partners in Education) and effective Parent/Teacher teamwork. If golf is your game, we have beautiful courses for your enjoyment.

Quality of Life

The housing market continues to thrive, thanks in great part to the lake and the booming economic environment. Beautiful townhomes accent our downtown areas while elegant lake homes, neighborhoods and farms round out possibilities for physicians and their families.