Dahlonega is the tourism hub of the southern Appalachian Mountains and the Northeast Georgia region. Dahlonega, just an hour north of Atlanta, is not just a fantastic weekend getaway destination, it is fast becoming a primary home community. Stoneybrooke Homes has been building fine custom homes in a variety of price ranges in Dahlonega and Lumpkin County for over 15 years. Don Nager and Lumpkin County is a perfect place for those looking for the peace and tranquility of the North Georgia Mountains to live for both families or to retire.
Dahlonega is the Lumpkin County seat, and was the site of the first major gold rush in the United States in 1928. This quaint village continues its heritage with gold-themed itineraries and Goldmine attractions. The old courthouse in the center of the square is the Dahlonega gold Museum.
The downtown square is a national “Registered Historic Downtown.” There are small shops, restaurants, antique malls, art galleries, and business that offer a wide variety of arts and culture along with preserved architecture. Dahlonega is also home to North Georgia College and University.