Vision Statement

Downtown Dahlonega will retain its role as the heart of the region and the center for community and economic development. It will have an inviting appearance, highlighted by historic architecture. It will enhance the civic, cultural, and economic vitality of the entire community. Downtown Dahlonega will be a strong center for business, and an entertainment and learning destination with:

  • A clean, well-lighted and inviting appearance day and night
  • Attractive storefronts occupied with a variety of appealing retail and service businesses
  • Activities that will attract and benefit areas residents, visitors, industry, and the university community
  • Historic architecture that offers visual unity and a quality experience in history and culture
  • Unified retail and service businesses with a reputation for team work and customer service
  • A reputation as a creative and lively center where people will shop, enjoy, remember, and return