Tate City, Georgia

Tate City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Towns County, Georgia, United States.[1] It was founded as a mining and logging community. The community was named after one Mr. Tate, a businessperson in the local lumber industry.[2]

Antique shed, which used to be a pig pen, in Tate City, Georgia in Towns County, with sign stating Tate City Mall.
View from Tate City looking toward the West.

Tate City sits in a scenic valley along the upper Tallulah River, just south of the Georgia-North Carolina border. The community is flanked by various peaks of the Blue Ridge and Nantahala Mountains, including 4568-foot Hightower Bald, 4640-ft. Dicks Knob, and 5499-ft. Standing Indian Mountain.


As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 16 people living in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.0% White.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tate City, Georgia
  2. ^ Rivero, Nicolas (25 August 2017). "The Smallest Town in Each of the 50 States". Mental Floss. Retrieved 25 June 2018.

Coordinates: 34°58′54″N 83°33′16″W / 34.98167°N 83.55444°W / 34.98167; -83.55444