The city of Ellijay is located in the county of Gilmer. It covers a total area of 6.9 sq. km. The local inhabitants are engaged in businesses related to supplies of artist materials, auto parts, electronic equipments, dealership of telephone equipments, truck renting and leasing, water transportation and wireless communication, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by resale shops, hardware stores, supermarkets, furniture stores and convenience stores.