Living in Gainesville-Hall County
If there is such as thing as the perfect place to make a living and raise a family, Gainesville-Hall County ranks high on the list. Bordered by Lake Sidney Lanier and the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the sheer beauty of the landscape inspires families to grow and thrive while the flourishing economic environment attracts shopping, medical, financial and educational institutions that are second to none, an ideal balance.
Hall County is the epicenter of an aggressive economic environment in Northeast Georgia. Growth in both population, now estimated at 200,000, and economic bases has been steady and diversified for the last 20 years. The labor market is thriving with regional labor market numbers estimated to be 750,000 from Hall and surrounding counties.
Gainesville, the county seat, is a bustling city of more than 35,000 people. Located 50 miles northeast of Atlanta and 35 miles northwest of Athens, Gainesville is the trade, medical, educational, industrial, retail, cultural and recreational center of Northeast Georgia. Seven other municipalities are located in Hall County: