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Gene Nix Rd. Bridge Temporary Closure

April 28th, overnight and April 29th, Gene Nix Rd. bridge area will be closed to through traffic so guardrails may be installed.
Local traffic is requested to use their appropriate end of Gene Nix Rd. to access homes.
We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and assistance in dealing with the road closure so that the guardrail installation will be completed quickly.
Anyone that has questions or concerns is welcome to call 706-865-2510 for more information.

--------FY 2015 Approved Budget  -------

Animal Control Ordinance As Adopted March 30, 2015.

This Ordinance Will Replace Chapter 10 of the Official Code of White County Georgia in its entirety.
Any questions regarding this ordinance should be directed to Chief Animal Control Officer Pat Cooper at 706-219-2689

Shanda L. Murphy
County Clerk / Director of Human Resources
White County Board of Commissioners

1235 Helen Hwy.
Cleveland, GA 30528
(P) 706-865-2235 (F) 706-865-1324

To better serve our community, many County Offices have moved to new locations.  We apologize for any interruption. Below is a map of county offices and a phone directory should you have any questions.

  • White County Zoning Adopted 04-01-2015
  • For Questions or additional information about land use please contact

    Tom O’Bryant, Director White County Community and Economic Development 1241 Helen Highway, Suite 220 Cleveland, Georgia 30528 (706) 865-6768 



    White County Georgia

    White County, the 123rd of the 159 counties formed in Georgia, was created in 1857 from a part of the original landlot county of Habersham. The county was named for Newton County Representative David T. White, who helped a Habersham representative successfully attain passage of an act creating the new county. [+] More