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85 S. Main Street
Cleveland GA 30528
(706) 865-2017


  • Cleveland Citizens vote in distilled spirits and Sunday Sales

    On November 4, 2014, the citizens of Cleveland approved the referendum questions to allow distilled spirits and Sunday sales. Read More
  • Agri-Fest & Pottery Comes to Town

    On Saturday, September 27, 2014, plan to bring the family to the Northeast Georgia Mountains for the White County 7th Annual Agri-Fest/Country Market and the 3rd Annual Pottery Comes to Town Show

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  • Discover Cleveland GA

    The City of Cleveland welcomes you to discover our town and its history. With the Courthouse Museum in the center of Cleveland it is a great place to start a day trip or weekend adventure with your family.

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Cleveland citizens approve distilled spirits and Sunday sales

The results of the special referendum are as follows:

Shall the governing authority of the City of Cleveland, Georgia be authorized to issue licenses to sell distilled spirits for beverage purposes by the drink, such sales to be for consumption only on the premises?

222 – YES      134 – NO

Shall the governing authority of the City of Cleveland, Georgia be authorized to permit and regulate Sunday sales of distilled spirits or alcoholic beverages for beverage purposes by the drink?

197 – YES     160 – NO

Shall the governing authority of the City of Cleveland, Georgia be authorized to permit and regulate package sales by retailers of both malt beverages and wine, on Sundays between the hours of 12:30 p.m. and 11:30

199 – YES    137 - NO 

Read more: Cleveland citizens approve distilled spirits and Sunday sales

New Sign Ordinance Released

The City of Cleveland recently released a new Sign Ordinance Policy. This policy replaces any previous versions and is effective immediately.

You can download or view the new Sign Ordinance Policy with the link below.

City of Cleveland Sign Ordinance pdf

Distilled Spirits Sample Ballot Released

The City of Cleveland has released a Sample Ballot document for the November 4th 2014 Special Elections with options to approve the sale in the City of Cleveland of;

  • Distilled Spirits By The Drink
  • Sunday Sales For Distilled Spirits or Alcoholic Beverages By The Drink
  • Sunday Sales For Malt Beverages And Wine Package Sales

This Sample Ballot is being provided to give you an opportunity to review the questions prior to the upcoming Special Election. You can mark the sample ballot and bring it with you as your guide when you come to vote.

This Sample Ballot contains all questions to appear on the Special Election ballot. Please share this Sample Ballot with all registered voters in your household. We hope you will use this valuable resource as you prepare to cast your ballot.

Download the Sample Ballot PDF

7th Annual Agri-Fest and the 4th Annual Pottery Comes to Town

The 7th Annual Agri-Fest and the 4th Annual Pottery Comes to Town Event at the new White COunty Freedom Park in Downtown Cleveland-September 27th.

agfestnewsThe White County Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business committee is gearing up for the 7th Annual White County Agri-Fest/Country Market and the 4th Annual Pottery Comes to Town event. The festivities will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the new White County Freedom Park in downtown Cleveland.

During the festival, you will enjoy strolling through the agriculture-related vendor booths. Get up close and personal with the alpacas, goats, cows and other favorite farm animals. Learn how crafts are made using agriculture-related products, such as gourd decorating. Pick up some fresh produce or some local honey. Visit various other arts and craft vendors and enjoy some great festival food.

Read more: 7th Annual Agri-Fest and the 4th Annual Pottery Comes to Town

2013 AgriFest City of Cleveland

General Information

  • About Cleveland GA +

    White County Voting District – Mt. Yonah Congressional District: 9 State Senate District: 51 State House District: 10               Read More
  • General City Information +

    City of Cleveland 85 South Main Street Cleveland, GA 30528 706-865-2017 / fax 706-219-3220 www.cityofclevelandga.org Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Read More
  • Welcome From The Mayor +

    Welcome to the City of Cleveland website! We hope that all of your questions about Cleveland can be answered here with just a few clicks of your mouse. If you Read More
  • Fire Department +

    Mission Statement Committed to providing a superior level of emergency service and to continually improve the quality of life, health and safety of the Citizens of Cleveland. Fire Department The Read More
  • Mission & Vision +

    Mission Statement Gateway to the Mountains To provide a gateway to open government, a gateway to a sense of community and working together and a gateway to opportunity. Read More
  • City Awards +

    Awards – Tree City The Tree City USA program is a community improvement initiative of the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA Read More
  • City Of Ethics +

    Georgia Municipal Association Designation - City of Ethics The City of Cleveland is one of many Georgia cities which have received the "Certified City of Ethics"; designation by the GMA. The Read More
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City of Cleveland.
85 S. Main Street
Cleveland, Georgia 30528
(706) 865-2017

General Information

Cleveland GA: Established in 1857 and incorporated as a town August 18, 1870, Cleveland is the county seat of White County. The old White County courthouse and Museum houses the White County Historical Society. The courthouse, built between 1859 and 1860, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.