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The population of Nelson is approximately 761 (2005), 1314 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 275 (2000), 478 (2010).

The amount of land area in Nelson is 2.202 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Nelson is 0.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nelson to Washington DC is 530 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 42 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nelson is positioned 34.38 degrees north of the equator and 84.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Nelson elevation is 1,245 feet above sea level.
Nelson per capita income is $20,604 (2000).
Nelson median income is $42,700 (2005).

The Nelson median home price is $128,100 (2005).

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Nelson location: in northern Georgia about 24 miles from Roswell and about 42 miles from Atlanta. Other nearby communities include Ball Ground, Jasper, Talking Rock, Waleska, Canton, Holly Springs, Dawsonville and Cumming.

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Nelson history:

Nelson is named for John Nelson, an early landowner, farmer, and rifle maker.
The incorporation date of Nelson: 1843

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Nelson attractions:

Claude Akins
Nelson is the birthplace of actor Claude Akins.

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