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Pickens County Residents

Residents on the Pickens Co. side of Nelson will only get ONE tax bill this year.

It will come from the Pickens Co. Tax office and will have both City & County taxes on the bill. The entire bill will be paid to Pickens Co and they will reimburse the City for the City taxes.

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Pay Online

Payments can be made online at
or left in the Dropbox at City Hall
or mailed to:
City of Nelson
PO Box 100
Nelson, GA  30151

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Next City Council Meeting

October 3, 2022
@ 7:00 p.m.

Nelson City Hall


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Community garden

Update 8/12/22:  There are a few garden plots available, if interested come by City Hall - 1985 Kennesaw Ave and sign up! Plot fee is $25.

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Special Election

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 21-2-540, a Special Election shall be held in the City of Nelson to fill the vacancy on the Nelson City Council, caused by resignation of the Honorable Martha Tipton. The special election will be held on November 8th, 2022. 

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Georgia Marble Festival

Nelson's Marble Museum is a stop on the Georgia Marble Festival Quarry Tours on Saturday & Sunday, October 1 & 2, 2022.
More information


Mission Statement

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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 Pickens 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.

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City Hall:
1985 Kennesaw Ave.
Nelson, GA 30151

PO Box 100
Nelson, GA 30151


9am - 4pm Monday thru Friday
(Excluding Holidays)


Phone: 770-735-2211
Fax: 770-735-3957


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Since February 14, 2011

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