Tranquility and community spirit are only a couple of reasons why over 100,000 people chose Hall County as their home. With a rich heritage, the people of Hall County work together to build a quality living.
During the depression, production slowed until Jesse Jewell introduced a new technique in the processing of chickens. Hall County became the national leader in the production of frozen broilers. Today we are still proud to call ourselves "The Poultry Capital of the World."
The greatest impact on Hall County was the construction of Lake Sidney Lanier by the U.S. Corps of Engineers in 1957. Lake Lanier covers approximately 48,000 acres. With 700 miles of beautiful shoreline, visitors and residents enjoy the recreation and relaxation that is offers.
Gainesville, the county seat, continues to be the business, commercial, cultural, and health care leader of Northeast Georgia. Flowery Branch is home to National and international plants such as Wrigley's, Baldor Electric, Kubota Manufacturing, SKF UAS, and the Atlanta Falcons Training Camp. And the headquarters of The Norton Agency!
Murrayville is an unincorporated community in North Hall County sitting on Highway 60. This quiet community gets busy during the fall when leaf-waters pass through heading toward the mountains. The boiled Peanut stands and local merchants all located on the main highway exemplify how small-town living still exists.