Fannin County is located in the north central portion of Georgia. Fannin County was founded in 1854 from lands taken from Gilmer and Union Counties. It was named in honor of Col. James Walker Fannin, who fought in the Texas Revolution and died after the fall of the Alamo. Fannin County has a total of 392 square miles of relaxation and opens the door to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the southern tip of the Appalachians. With 42 percent of its land claimed by the Chattahoochee National Forest and Cohutta Wilderness it is an outdoor paradise. The elevation ranges with peaks between 1,790 feet in Blue Ridge and 4,151 feet on Cowpen Mountain. The Appalachian Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail start at Springer Mountain and run northward across Fannin. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 23,682 people.
Fannin County is the Trout Capital of Georgia and is known worldwide for its fishing. The Toccoa River is great for water sports including canoeing and fishing. The Toccoa river runs both above and below Lake Blue Ridge. Lake Blue Ridge offers 3,290 acres of crystal clear water. The lake and surrounding area offers campsites, several boat ramps, full service marina, public swimming and picnic areas. The lake is 11 miles long and had 65 miles of shoreline.
Fannin County is home of the historical mountain towns of Blue Ridge and McCaysville. The two cities are connected by the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Both cities are full of character and history, they offer shopping and fine dining in a small town setting. There are a wide variety of activities in the area to attract both the young and the young at heart.
Being one of the most beautiful and peaceful places in the state, Fannin County has the most gorgeous mountain scenery available, from the waterfalls to the river, each turn in the road brings new delights. There is always something for everyone to do in Blue Ridge and the surrounding areas so make Fannin County the destination for your next mountain getaway and enjoy one of our cabins at Nevaeh Cabin Rentals.
Visit the official Fannin County Chamber of Commerce website where you will find plenty of helpful information on Hiking and Biking Trails. The Beautiful Lake Blue Ridge, Whitewater Rafting, Shopping, Camping, Fishing, The Aska Adventure Area, and all the local upcoming events in the North Georgia cabin rentals area .
Read the history of Fannin County,GA. on this informative web-site and find out about this culture rich landscape once occupied by the Cherokee Indians.
Fannin County Recreation department operates three parks with year around sporting activities. The department assists with programs such as youth football, softball, baseball, basketball, summer camp, swimming lessons, etc. Horseshoe Bend Park has two pavilions and restroom facilities. Tammen Park has a softball field, pavilion and restrooms. The Fannin County park is the largest facility with 107 acres, it has six ball fields, two soccer fields, a large pond, two pavilions, a walking trail, a fitness center and restroom. For reservations of picnic shelters, call the Fannin County Recreation Department at (706) 632-7696.
The Fannin County School system offers classes from grade Pre-k thru 12. The system consists of three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. The student population is approximately 3,000 with a teacher ratio of 15 to 1. Their website contains information about upcoming events, school closings and the school systems calendar.
Regulations and rules for the North Georgiak cabin renters regarding Mountain Fishing and Hunting. Lots of useful maps, information on area parks and boating information as well.
A Mountain of information about the Blue Ridge and Smokey Mountain areas. Here you will find a cornacopia of information for all of the areas surrounding the Georgia cabin rentals. There is information regarding shopping, arts & entertainment and wonderful day trips you can enjoy while staying in your lovely blue ridge cabin rentals getaway.