Blairsville Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Georgia
The picturesque and majestic Blue Ridge Mountains make North Georgia among the most beautiful spots in the entire East Coast. With remarkable views, ample recreational opportunities and plenty of peace and quiet, this part of the state is understandably a popular place for retirement or for purchasing a second home.
Blairsville is the county seat of Union County, which is referred to as the "Land of Scenic Beauty and Friendly People" and is home to just over 650 residents. Nearby is Towns County, home to Hiawassee and the smaller community of Young Harris. Hiawassee is a scenic town of around 890 surrounded by mountains and overlooking 7,000 acres of clear blue water in Lake Chutage. The town of Blue Ridge is well known for its antique shops, art galleries and unique furniture stores. The train depot is the centerpiece of the town and is listed on the National Registry of Historical Places. Blue Ridge is located in Fannin County, which is known throughout this area as "The Gateway to the Mountains."
There is plenty to do outdoors in Blairsville and the surrounding areas. Some of the gorgeous attractions in the area include the Chattahoochee National Forest, Lake Nottely, Vogel State Park, and the famed Appalachian Trail.
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