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Posted on: October 1, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Your Dade County (at a glance)

Antler Drive Rising Fawn 7.20.2020 Denise Boucher Sullivan

WOW! Dade County is currently ranked #3 of 159 counties in the state of Georgia where property tax dollars are being spent most effectively! 

A study by New York financial technology company, SmartAsset, ranks where people are getting the most value for their property tax dollars. Dade County ranked among the places in Georgia where property tax dollars are being spent most effectively. The study analyzed metrics including quality of local schools, home values and effective property tax rates to find where people were getting the most value.
Check out Report here:

We have one of the lowest unemployment rates in the NW region!

For info on our workforce and unemployment rate please use this link:

Looking for Help Resources?

Blessing Box Locations:

  • Dade County Public Library
  • New Home (2115 New Home Loop)
  • Rising Fawn United Methodist Church
  • Lookout Mountain
    • Fire Station 4 (corner of Hinkle Road and Lula Lake Road
    • Corner of Hwy 136 & Sunset
    • Canyon Quickstop
  • Wildwood
    • Hooker Church of Christ
    • North Ga Worship Center
  • Sand Mountain
    • At the Waters Church (across from Dade Health & Rehab)
    • Corner of CR132 & CR 257 (Bryant Al)
    • Inside Union Church (3512 Co Road 155, Flat Rock, Alabama) 256-632-1256
    • Henager Library (Alabama)
  • First Baptist Church Guild TN

Free Food Distributions:

(no income or residency requirements)

North Georgia Worship CenterLord's Harvest of Ooltewah
@ Piney Grove Baptist Church
Community Kitchen hot plate
@ Trenton Ministry Center
Emergency Food Pantry 
@  Trenton United Methodist Church
23 Bishop Road, Wildwood, GA864 Piney Road, Trenton, GA1 Georgia Avenue, Trenton, GA12500 N. Main Street, Trenton
First Friday of each monthSecond Saturday of each monthLast Saturday of each monthCall 706-657-6170 or
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pm11:30 am - 12:30 pmwalk up as needed

Free Food Distributions:

(Income-Based; Dade County Residents Only)

Tri-State Food Pantry
@ Sand Mountain United Methodist Church
Tri-State Food Pantry
@ West Brow Fire & Rescue Station
Tri-State Food Pantry 
@ Rising Fawn United Methodist Church

2023 GA-136, Trenton, Ga9929 Scenic Hwy, Lookout Mtn., Ga3840 US-11, Rising Fawn, GA
First & Third Fridays of each monthFirst Friday of each monthThird Friday of each month
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm2:00 pm - 4:00 pm2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Little Book Library (take a book, leave a book!) Free

  • Jenkins Park outside the scout hut
  • Dade County Sports Complex playground
  • Cloudland Canyon State Park by the Interpretive Center

Dade County Clothes Closet

@ New Salem United Methodist Church
12550 Highway 136, Trenton, GA  
(on Lookout Mountain)

Hours of Operation are Thursdays from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Clothing Bank offers FREE Clothing, accessories, and some household items to anyone in need. Proof of income is not required.
To volunteer, please call Margie Eash at 727-415-3607

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