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Cleveland, GA 1 of 11 Northern Georgia areas with Active Retirement Communities Locations
Ivan Gillis
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State:    Georgia--Northern Georgia Area


City:      Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in White County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,907 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of White County.

The City of Cleveland is the seat of White County with a 2010 population estimate of 2,859 persons. The City of Cleveland's land area encompasses a 1 mile diameter circle from the center of town with a few properties extending to the north and south due to annexations. The elevation of Cleveland is 1,570 feet above sea level.

Cleveland is the commercial and industrial center of White County with over 253 business licenses issued each year. Cleveland is home to the annual Easter Eggstravaganza celebration, the Christmas in the Mountains and Lighted Christmas Parade, and the Fall Leaf Festival, as well as many other events for the community's enjoyment.

It is named after General Benjamin Cleveland, a War of 1812 figure and grandson of Colonel Benjamin Cleveland, a Revolutionary War figure. It is also home to a large manufacturing location of Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership.

The town is home to two Jewish camps, Camp Barney Medintz and URJ Camp Coleman, which are essentially back-to-back.

Cleveland is best known for its Babyland General Hospital where the Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, the conception of native Xavier Roberts, are created. But most travelers pass through the congested town square on their way to other destinations just a few miles away, such as the Bavarian-themed town of Helen, Unicoi State Park, the Smithgall Woods-Dukes Creek Conservation Area, and the Chattahoochee National Forest, including Anna Ruby Falls.

White County was originally a part of Habersham County. The state legislature made this portion of Habersham County White County in 1857.

Cleveland, Georgia is the "Gateway To the North Georgia Mountains." It is also a place filled with unique scenery and many interesting things to do. Rising from a small rural village in the 19th century, Cleveland has become the commercial, industrial and business hub of White County while still maintaining contact with earlier times.  There are also many beautiful waterfalls in the area that can be visited with a short hike or even a day hike for the more adventurous traveler.  So come and enjoy your stay in Cleveland, Georgia - where the good life is even better!

Income & Housing Costs Numbers:

Estimated median household income in 2009: $35,730 (it was $31,949 in 2000)





Estimated per capita income in 2009: $18,090

Cleveland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $147,155 (it was $91,500 in 2000)





Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $180,821; Detached houses: $163,594; Townhouses or other attached units: $481,364; In 2-unit structures: $454,278; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,293; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,030; Mobile homes: $100,000

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Cleveland: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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·       Housing Costs Information

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