Nelson in Cherokee County, Georgia

Cherokee

Located in both Cherokee and Pickens counties, Nelson was established in 1891 and is the “First Georgia Marble City.”

Nelson, GA Drive Times

Entertainment
Atlanta Braves - Truist Park
39 mins - (38.4 mi)
Mercedes Benz Stadium
52 mins - (50.0 mi)
Infinite Energy Center
58 mins - (36.1 mi)
Work Life
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Int. Airport
58 mins - (60.1 mi)
Quick Interstate Access
I-575
Average Commute Time
30 minutes
Shopping & Dining
Buckhead Shops/Dining
49 mins - (45.0 mi)
Lenox Square
52 mins - (50.0 mi)
Ponce City Market
52 mins - (49.6 mi)
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Nelson, Georgia Demographics

Familes & Kids

Families 79%
With Kids 30%

Median Age

38

Total Population

1,993

Male 997
Female 996

Travel to Work

Drive Alone
81%
Carpool
7%
Public Transit
0%
Walk
2%
Other
1%
Work at Home
9%

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Nelson Area Schools

Private Schools       Elementary Schools       Middle Schools       High Schools
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    Creekview High School

    1550 OWENS STORE ROAD; Canton, GA 30115
    Public 9th-12th  |  2,005 students
    Metro Atlanta School Rank: 32nd
  • 4 / 5
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    Cherokee High School

    930 MARIETTA HIGHWAY; Canton, GA 30114
    Public 9th-12th  |  2,708 students
    Metro Atlanta School Rank: 80th

Nearby City & Neighborhoods

Ball Ground

Ball Ground is a beautiful city in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains that’s home to quaint shops, eateries and a mix of residential options.

Canton

The county seat of Cherokee County, Canton offers the perfect blend of historic charm and progressive opportunity, with a revitalized downtown that features a museum, arts center, heritage center and theater.  

Holly Springs

Recognized as one of the best places to raise a family in Georgia, Holly Springs is a beloved community that also was named the number three city for new families in the U.S. by Pennygeeks.com.

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