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New Resident Information

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.



  Utilities & Services
  Hall County Library System
  Education
  Automobile Registration
  Driver's Licenses
  Voter Registration
  How to Register to Vote
  Pet Registration
  Keep Hall Beautiful



Utilities & Services

Electric Providers
Georgia Power Company 888-660-5890
Jackson EMC 770-536-2415

Natural Gas
Gas South 877-332-5442
Georgia Natural Gas 770-850-6200
Liberty Utilities 855-216-6305

Telephone & Internet
AT&T Residential 888-757-6500
AT&T Business 866-620-6000

Cable TV & Internet
Charter Communications 800-955-7766
Comcast Cable 800-266-2278

Satellite/Dish TV
Direct Satellite TV 678-714-1495
DirectTV 888-777-2454
DISH Network 888-825-2557
HughesNet 866-975-4084

Water & Sewer Service
City of Gainesville 770-535-6878

Waste Disposal & Recycling
Resource Recovery 770-531-7125
Hall County Landfill 770-531-6853

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.




Hall County Library System

The Hall 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 service area.

770-532-3311




Education

Hall County School System (K-12)
770-534-1080

Gainesville City School System (K-12)
770-536-5275

University of North Georgia


Lanier Technical College
770-531-6300




Automobile Registration

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.




Driver's Licenses

Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles
770-532-5308

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.




Voter Registration

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.




How to Register to Vote

Georgia citizens have access to several convenient methods of signing up to vote, including registration by mail and "Motor Voter" registration.





Pet Registration

Hall County Animal Control
770-531-6830

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.



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