Spring cleaning can only mean one thing….Spring Shopping! Spring is a time for renewal and bursting with beautiful, vibrant colors. With temperature changes and birds singing, comes the urge to cleanse your home to balance out those winter blues. Start anew with a fresh spring palette. Pantone Color of the Year is Living Coral, which…Read More
Ellijay Cartecay Bike Shop is the place to go for all things cycling. They are a full-service bicycle shop in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and are bordered by the vast Cohutta Wilderness. They offer you a full spectrum cycling experience from bikes, parts, repairs, and anything else you will need.Read More
Cartecay River Trading Company is a great place to shop for authentic items from Ellijay. The store is located in the foothills of Appalachia Mountains near the Cartecay River. Tee shirts, collectibles, and folk art are just a few of the items you will find. It is the only place in Ellijay where you can find “LIJ”…Read More
DOWNTOWN ELLIJAY NEWS
Green Willow Soaps in Downtown Ellijay If you’re like me, you like to smell good while you’re washing away the viral uglies created when you dared to venture out to…Read More
For every single member of my family, MooBears is an all time favorite.Read More
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A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
Ellijay comes from the Cherokee language, meaning 'new ground.'
Experience a small town, with big town vibes.
Downtown Ellijay is just minutes from everything you want to do. Shopping, dining, the arts, and nightlife are just a few of the reasons to experience a small vibrant town booming right outside the Atlanta city limits. The purpose of this website is to inform and guide you through all the things that Ellijay has to offer.
FRESH & LOCAL
Ellijay is located pretty directly in the middle of Gilmer County and is the Capital. The Ellijay and Cartecay rivers come together to form the beautiful Coosawattee River. We have parks that cater to both, young and old. Of course, the scenic mountains and all the activities that go with them are right at your finger tips.
STAY + PLAY
We invite you to explore all that Ellijay and everything downtown area has to offer. There are many choices when it comes to staying for a long weekend, a vacation, second home. Who knows you may even decide to live here. Please look around at all Ellijay has to offer.