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About Cornelia, Georgia

Coordinates: 34°30?49?N 83°31?51?W? / ?34.51361°N 83.53083°W? / 34.51361; -83.53083Coordinates: 34°30?49?N 83°31?51?W? / ?34.51361°N 83.53083°W? / 34.51361; -83.53083Mayoral, elected democratically by popular vote.Donald Anderson, Jr. 3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2) ? Density 1,080.6/sq mi (412.8/km2)Cornelia is a city in Habersham County, Georgia, United States. The population was 3,834 at the 2010 census. It is home to one of the world's largest apple sculptures, which is displayed on top of an obelisk shaped monument. Notably, it was the retirement home of baseball legend Ty Cobb who was born nearby, and was a base of operation for production of the 1956 Disney film The Great Locomotive Chase that was filmed along the Tallulah Falls Railway that ran from Cornelia northward along the rim of Tallulah Gorge to Franklin, NC.

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  • Population Total: 3834
  • Square Miles: 3.4
  • Area Code: 706
  • Elevation: 1500
  • Postal Codes: 30531
  • Timezone: North American Eastern