County has made vast improvements in infrastructure such as
a new water and sewage treatment plant in Hiawassee, helping
to attract new business and industry to the area while improving
the quality of life.
part of Georgia’s modern integrated electrical transmission
system, Hiawassee has excellent ability to supply industrial
demands. Towns County is part of the Tennessee Valley Authority
Electrical Distribution System. Electrical power is supplied
through TVA by Blue Ridge Mountain EMC whose
main office is located on Hwy. 76 in Young Harris. BRMEMC was
organized in 1937 and is still operated as a non-profit, member-owned,
Rural Electric Cooperative. The EMC now serves over 36,500
customers and will continue to grow with the community. Rates
in this area are well below state and national averages. For
more information, contact (706)
is made at the City Halls for city water in Young Harris or
County Water and Sewage Authority handles application for water in the county. You
must go to their office, complete a Users Agreement Form and pay required fee.
Information Services is a global provider of comprehensive,
information technology solutions for organizations in the
financial, telecommunications, mortgage and other industries,
with clients in more than 50 countries and territories. Alltel has
been providing local telephone service for more than 60 years
and is one of the largest independent telephone companies
in the United States. In addition to reliable phone service,
they offer the latest advances in enhanced calling features.
These advances are designed to suit a busy lifestyle and
to provide personal control over the phone service.
local office for Alltel is located on Hwy.
17/69 north, ¼ mile from the intersection of Hwy. 76 and Hwy.
. For more information contact 1-800-.
Information Services (see above)
service is available through Alltel and Blue
Ridge Mountain EMC. DSL is available through both