City of Elberton
203 Elbert Street
P. O. Box 70
Elberton, GA  30635

(706) 213-3100


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Located in Northeast Georgia, Elberton was incorporated on December 10, 1803. The city was first named for General Samuel Elbert who fought in the Revolutionary War. Elberton sits near the center of Elbert County, 33 miles east of Athens and 110 miles east of Atlanta.  Known as "The Granite Capital of the World," Elberton produces more granite monuments than any other city in the world.  Elberton is also known for attractions including granite monuments, historic homes and architecture, beautiful lakes, historical theatre and downtown square, and the 20,000 seat Granite Bowl stadium.

Elberton is governed by an elected Mayor and five Council Members who hire a professional City Manager to direct day-to-day operations.  The city government consists of several departments provide police protection, fire service, public works, public utilities, and community services such as a public library, performing arts theatre, public parks and recreation.

As a city with over 200 years of history, Elberton has many historic homes and architecture.  According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population for the City of Elberton was 4,653. The most recent American Community Survey (ACS) data identified the median age within the city as 42.1 years old; nearly one‚Äźquarter (24%) of the population is over 60 years old.


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