Look below to find out all the essential information for new residents.
Need a car tag? Want to know how to contact the local phone company?
This page is full of addresses and phone numbers that you will find
useful when setting up a residence in Hall County. Click a link to
browse through the different resources.
Thirteen locations are
provided for county residents to dispose of their household garbage
and recyclables. Residents may dispose of larger items, except for
hazardous liquids and yard waste, at the Hall County Landfill off
Highway 60 (click for map) southeast of Gainesville. Additionally, several private
companies offer residential and commercial waste collection.
Residents of the City of Gainesville should contact the city's Solid
Waste Division at 770-532-0493 for more information.
County Library System provides its patrons with resources and
services to meet their informational, educational, business and recreational
needs. Special focus is placed on providing and maintaining an adequate
reference collection to support current and reliable information for
the community and encouraging Hall County residents to develop an
interest in reading and lifelong learning. The library system serves
as a learning resource center for all area residents.
In addition to its headquarters facility in downtown Gainesville,
the Hall County Library System has four branches throughout the county
to serve patrons. Library cards are free to residents in the library's
Hall County School System (K-12)
Gainesville City School System (K-12)
University of North Georgia
Lanier Technical College
Tax Commissioner's Office, 770-531-6950.
Newcomers moving to Hall County from another county in Georgia simply
need to file an address correction with the Tax Commissioner's Office.
New residents from other states must purchase a Georgia tag within
30 days of establishing residency. Please call for instructions on
what to bring. This may be done at the main office in the Joint Administration
Building in downtown Gainesville.
Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles
New Georgia residents should get a driver's license within 30 days
of establishing residency. The Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles issues driver's
licenses through its facility on Aviation Boulevard in Gainesville.
The Hall County
Elections Office is located at 2285 Browns Bridge Road, at the intersection of Browns Bridge and Skelton roads, in Gainesville.
To register to vote in the state of Georgia, you must be a citizen
of the United States, a legal resident of Georgia and of the county
in which you wish to vote, and at least 18 years of age by election
day. In Georgia, you do not have to register by political party
to vote in the state's regular primaries or general elections.
Georgia citizens have access to several convenient methods of signing
up to vote, including registration by mail and "Motor Voter"
Hall County Animal Control
Dogs, cats and other domesticated animals must be inoculated annually
for rabies and wear proof of vaccination at all times. City and
county ordinances require that dogs be leashed or under the control
of the owner at all times.
Hall County Connection is an informative show discussing governmental issues, departmental issues, and general topics that are of interest to the public.