Gilmer County is a north Georgia (U.S. state) county.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the county had a population of 28,292, of whom 25,615 were non-Hispanic and 2,677 were Hispanic.
- The more than 10.7 million broiler chickens raised on factory farms in the county procude more untreated sewerage than the Seattle urban area. Source: Colleen Kiernan. "Propsoed EPD RUles Give Free Pass to Factory Farm Polluters." Georgia Sierran. April/May/June 2012. p. 8
- Created on December 3, 1832 and named for George Rockingham Gilmer, the county was the scene of a Union insurgency by the 1st Georgia Infantry (US). Anti-secessionist or anti-Confederate resistance was strongest in the mountain counties of the South. Source: David Williams. "Bitterly Divided: Georgia's Inner Civil War," in John D. Fowler and David B. Parker, ed.s, Breaking the Heartland: The Civil War in Georgia. 2011. Mercer University Press.