Dawsonville is a city in Dawson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 619 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Dawson County. It is named for William Crosby Dawson, political and military leader.
The city was incorporated in 1859.
This town was featured in Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy discussing its history of moonshine and how boot-legging eventually turned into NASCAR.