So just where is Dacre? Well, you’re not going to find it on any map. Not really. Most people missing it when they are driving through. But Dacre sits just past the Rich Mountain Wilderness Area, north of Dahlonega, in the heart of the Chattahoochee National Forest. If you blink, you could miss it.
Dacre is a small, incorporated town within Union County, population 829.
Nickname: Runner’s Ridge
Mayor: Elbis Crowley, Incumbent
Sheriff: Sonny Douglas
Total: 5.7 square miles
Land: 5.7 square miles
Water: 6.4 square miles
Elevation: 2,176 ft
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