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Notice is hereby given that on November 8, 2016, the Municipal Special Election for two City Council seats shall be held at the established voting precinct for the City of Nelson to fill the unexpired term of the Honorable Thad Thacker and Honorable Jackie Jarrett.

Qualifying for the Municipal Special Election shall be held Monday, August 29, 2016 through Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The office will be closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch. Qualifying will be held at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration office located at 83 Pioneer Rd, Jasper, Georgia 30143. The qualifying fee shall be $25.00.

The last day to register to vote in this election shall be October 11, 2016. Those residents of the City of Nelson qualified to vote at such election shall be determined in all respects in accordance with the election laws of the State of Georgia. Advanced Voting shall be held Monday, October 17, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration office. The Election Day Precinct will be open at Nelson City Hall from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

This notice is given pursuant to an order of the Pickens County Board of Elections and Registration.

- Resident of Georgia for 2 Years
- Live in the city limits for at least a year
- Must be 21 years of age
- Must be registered to vote

Notice from Cherokee County: Reavis Mountain Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from August 22, 2016 through approximately October 22, 2016, for the construction of a retaining wall in two locations.

A posted detour will be provided during the duration of the construction. The detour utilizes Sperin Road, Conns Creek Road and SR 372.

Nelson Council Meeting 
September 6, 2016 at 7:00pm 
Nelson City Hall
1985 Kennesaw Ave.
Nelson, GA 30151


Due to Construction of Bridges the Walking Trail will be CLOSED 7/25/2016 - 8/24/2016

Weather Permitting

While we are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause; we are excited about the "Walking Trail Upgrades". We invite you to come out as soon as we re-open  and provide us with feedback. We are always open to hearing from the public of ways to improve our beautiful community.

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Since February 14, 2011   

 Our staff is available during regular business hours to assist the public with applications for business license, code enforcement, municipal court, sanitation account establishment, payments, zoning, and all other items of business to be conducted with the City of Nelson.

Nelson, GA

City Hall Is Located At:
1985 Kennesaw Ave.  Nelson, Georgia  30151
Business Hours:
Monday  - Friday
   8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m. for lunch





Mission Statement
    To Partner With Our Community To Deliver Services, Preserve,
Protect And Enhance The Quality Of Life And Plan For The Future.

Our Leadership Team is committed to be fiscally responsible; to work in tandem with both Cherokee and Picken's Counties and neighboring governments; and always demonstrate integrity and respect in carrying out our shared responsibilities. We will strive to behave in a manner that reflects the above values with being accountable to our Citizens whom we serve and to each other in promoting a team spirit for the betterment of our City.