Learn about Cleveland

With Native American origins, the Sautee Nacoochee Indian Mound at the intersection of Hwy 17 & 75 is one of several historic landmarks in the state.  Gold was also discovered in the Dukes Creek area in White County with the beginning of the Great Georgia Gold rush.  The headwaters of the Chattahoochee River lies in the northern part of White County as well which is a great scenic attraction.  Cleveland is also the birthplace to the well-known Cabbage Patch Kids which still operates out of city. Today, Cleveland is a thriving community of about 2,000 citizens.

Much to do in these vibrant hills of Cleveland, GA from hiking to rafting, fishing golfing and unique shopping. The downtown atmosphere is “small town” with a historic square with shops all around.  There are many interesting sites to see and festivals to attend in the White County as well – Mount Yonah, Nacoochee Valley Farm, many award winning wineries and historic Unicoi State Park help make this town popular & thriving.

Agritourism is still thriving in White county with corn and rolls of hay and of course gentle pastures along the rolling mountains.  The environment is really scenic and peaceful.  Today, Cleveland is a thriving community of about 2000 citizens and serves a larger area from the Nacoochee Valley to Mossy

The White County School system has recieved a number of recognitions, both state and national. Among those, it was the recipient of a $1.7 million 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant, home to several Title 1 Distinguished Schools and Georgia Schools of Excellence. It has been approved as a Charter System. Schools in White County have been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) for many years and the system continues to adhere to the standards and recommendations of SACS. Mt.

For those seeking a specialized education, White Creek Christian Academy in Cleveland offers excellent instruction designed to develop students to their full potential. Utilizing the A Beka curriculum from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, the school has educated over 700 children from White and the surround counties.

White County has ample post-secondary choices as well. North Georgia Technical College located in Clarkesville provides credit and non-credit courses in medical, business, IT, technical, industrial and service fields. Many of the nearby colleges have articulation agreements with the technical colleges to credit courses taken towards bachelors degrees.

Cleveland in White County area offers a unique getaway experience with a growing interest for retirees and vacationers alike in our wonderful Appalachian Hills.

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4 White Co. Intermediate School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
4 Mount Yonah Elementary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
4 Mossy Creek Elemetary School Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
4 Jack P Nix Primary School Kindergarten - 2Nd Grade Public
4 White County Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
4 White County High School 10th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A White Creek Christian Academy Preschool - 12th Grade Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.