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Large Land Tract Purchased

Large Land Tract Purchased

June 25, 2019 - Mayor Larry L. Guest of Elberton announced today that the City of Elberton is expanding the Elberton Industrial Park.  Mayor Guest stated that he and the Elberton City Council unanimously approved purchasing 165 acres of land adjacent to the existing...

New Board Seated

New Board Seated

The new Development Authority Board of Directors held its organizational meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2019 at the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College.  The board elected Greg Gunter as Chair and Dr. Andrea Daniel as Vice Chair.  Kevin Eavenson from the...

Authority Charter Amended

Authority Charter Amended

In June 2019, the governments of Elbert County renewed their long-standing commitment to Economic Development in Elbert County by updating and amending the activating resolution for the Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman.  The Authority was...

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All services place a high priority on integrity and professionalism by consistently providing efficient and effective service.


Police-City of Elberton

Our police department provides coverage 24 hours a day, every day, which includes our investigation and patrol units. All officers are committed to providing impartial and ethical public safety services to everyone.

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In an emergency dial 911.


Fire Departments

Emergency Services

Our fire department also provides coverage 24 hours a day, every day. We are consistently manned by “shifts of five firefighters who collectively work to protect our quality of life through emergency response and prevention. Additional duties of the department also include building and fire inspections, to access and mitigate potential hazards.” -Lanier Dunn, Elberton City Manager-

View the county fire department’s website

View the city of Elberton’s department page

In an emergency dial 911.


Emergency Medical Responder Programs

Utilizing paid and volunteer responders from the City of Elberton Fire Department and Elbert County Sheriff’s office, to provide basic medical care to injured or sick persons in medical emergencies. Four fully equipped ambulances and two quick-response vehicles operate from its hospital base.

Emergency Medical Responder website

In an emergency dial 911.


Emergency Management Agency

The Elbert County Emergency Management Agency keeps residents and businesses informed of emergencies and other time-sensitive information through CodeRED, a high-speed emergency notification solution provided by the Emergency Communications Network. Elbert County Emergency Services uses CodeRED to quickly and effectively keep the community informed of time-sensitive information that may impact the entire county, or specific neighborhoods. Elbert County EMA is responsible for maintaining disaster preparedness plans that include natural and man-made disasters, as well as, maintains a local emergency operations center that coordinates all agencies public safety operations during disaster to support continuity of operations within Elbert County, to include all cities. Elbert County EMA also operates the local dive team that responds to water related emergencies as well as recovery, and maintains a close working relationship with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security office.

-Chuck Almond, Elbert County Emergency Services Director-

 In an emergency dial 911.

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