WELCOME TO THE CITY OF WHITESBURG, GEORGIA
  On behalf of the City of Whitesburg, it is my pleasure to welcome you into our city
   and a partnership that can benefit both of us.
Year incorporated: 1874
Population:      586  (2006 Census Est.)
County:       Carroll
GMA District                4
RDC:     Three Rivers Regional Commission
Congressional District:      3
State Senate District:          28
State House District:         68
ELECTED OFFICIALS
Mayor S. Ronnie Pate
Councilwoman Amy Williford, Post 1 - Water
Councilman William P. Smolar, Post 2 - City Clerk
Councilwoman Lucy Gamble, Post 3 - Streets/Recreation Department
Councilman Wayne Posey, Post 4 - Police Department
Council Meetings are the 1st Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 pm at City Hall. Work sessions are the Tuesday prior to each council meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall.
ADMINISTRATION
Assistant City Clerk - Kay Johnson
Administrative Assistant - Lee Penna
Public Works Superintendent - Robert Gamble
Police Chief - Juanita Howell
Call City Hall for information regarding zoning, sign permits, business 
licenses, building permits, water service, council meetings, city ordinances
and code enforcements.
City Hall is located at 788 Main Street.  Hours of operation are 8 AM to 5 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. City Hall is open on Wednesdays
from 8 AM to 12 Noon.
Water Management
The people serving you...
Robert Gamble, Superintendent
Tim Robison
Water Rates
INSIDE City - first 1000 gallons = $15 plus $ .00247/gal. over 1000 gal.               OUTSIDE City - first 1000 gallons = $19 plus $ .0037/gal over 1000 gal.
Connection fee deposit $100 for renters; $50 for owners; and you must have valid picture ID.
The City of Whitesburg does hereby announce that the millage rate for the 2013 tax year will be set at a called meeting to
be held at the City Hall, 788 Main Street, on August 5,2013 at 6:30 pm and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-32 does hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest and levy, along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years.   
        
CURRENT 2012 TAX DIGEST AND 5 YEAR HISTORY OF LEVY   
  
COUNTY WIDE                       2009                     2010                 2011         2012                 2013
              
Real & Personal                     7,861,120             9,282,104         8,981,405          8,777,482        8,684,084
Motor Vehicles                          915,130               844,150            841,430     976,740        1,019,760
Mobile Homes                           126,701               70,609              59,870         56,698             53,658
Timber - 100%                                                                               20,714   
Heavy Duty Equipment               
Gross Digest                          9,901,616          10,776,807        10,036,736           9,810,920        9,757,502
Less M& O Exemptions           316,972               288,142             318,991              313,063           316,970
Net M & O Digest                 9,584,644          10,488,665          9,717,745           9,497,857        9,440,532
State Forest Land
Assistance Grant Value              
Adjusted Net M&O Digest            9,584,644           10,488,665          9,717,745           9,497,857        9,440,532
                                
Net M&O Millage                      8.250                    8.250                 8.250                 8.250                8.250
Total County Taxes Levied       $79,073                 $86,531             $80,171             $92,346          $102,989
              
Net Taxes $ Increase -                 $6,045                   $7,458              -$6,360            $12,175             $10,643
Net Taxes % Increase                   8.28%                   9.43%               -1.43%            15.19%        0.12%