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Fannin County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,682.[1] It is one of the most rural counties in Georgia due its location in the Appalachian Mountain Range, with about 90% of the population of Fannin County living in unincorporated lands. The county seat is Blue Ridge.[2] The county was created on January 21, 1854 and is named after James Fannin, a veteran who fought in the Texas Revolution.

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Fannin County
Fannin County Courthouse in Blue Ridge
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°52′N 84°19′W
Country United States
State Georgia
Founded1854; 168 years ago (1854)
Named forJames Fannin
SeatBlue Ridge
Largest cityBlue Ridge
  Total392 sq mi (1,020 km2)
  Land387 sq mi (1,000 km2)
  Water5.2 sq mi (13 km2)  1.3%%
  Density61/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district9th