“Fannin County is the gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina border.” (Fannin County Chamber of Commerce) A huge 42 percent of the county’s land mass is owned by the National Forest Service keeping development to certain areas. The Toccoa River winds through the heart of the county flowing northward into the state of Tennessee. First inhabited by the Cherokee Indians this northern county has four beautiful seasons in the year. Without a doubt, this is a great place to reside!
Land Area is 390.3 square miles.
Altitude is 1,750 ft above sea level and over 4,000 feet above at Cowpen Ridge.
Latitude is 34 degrees, 53 minutes.
Longitude is 84 degrees, 20 minutes.
Lake Blue Ridge is a 3,300 acre lake formed by the Blue Ridge Dam. Having 100 miles of shoreline, a full 80% is National Forest land.
Incorporated Cities would include Blue Ridge, McCaysville and Morganton. Other Communities include Mineral Bluff and Epworth.