Gilmer County , Georgia

Gilmer County: County in Georgia, United States

Gilmer County locator map
Location of Gilmer County on Georgia map.


Gilmer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,292 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 31,978 inhabitants. Its county seat is Ellijay. The county was created 188 years ago in 1832.

Ellijay courthouse image
Ellijay courthouse
Ellijay courthouse image


Gilmer County is located at 34°41'28"N 84°27'20"W (34.6912100, -84.4555900). It has 4 neighbors: Dawson County, Fannin County, Gordon County and Pickens County.

Gilmer County map

The largest city of Gilmer County is Ellijay with a population of 1,724. Other cities include and East Ellijay population 570. See all Gilmer County cities & populated places.


Gilmer County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 71. more

Gilmer County Quick Facts

Population : 31,978 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Gilmer County
Area : 1118 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Altitude : 1,453 feet / 443 meters
Capital : Ellijay
Establishment : December 12, 1832
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:52:41 (20th October 2021)
Density : 29 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.53% (2010-2020)
Weather : 71℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Gilmer County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Gilmer County increased by 11.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,292 - census
2011 28,325 0.12% estimation process
2012 28,288 -0.13% estimation process
2013 28,717 1.49% estimation process
2014 28,994 0.96% estimation process
2015 29,514 1.76% estimation process
2016 29,911 1.33% estimation process
2017 30,443 1.75% estimation process
2018 30,835 1.27% estimation process
2019 31,369 1.7% estimation process
2020 31,978 1.9% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (2)

Gilmer County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gilmer County.

City Name Population Title
Ellijay 1,724 City in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States of America
East Ellijay 570 Human settlement in Gilmer County, Georgia, United States of America

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