Rising Fawn, Georgia

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Rising Fawn
Unincorporated community
The U.S. Post Office in Rising Fawn, Georgia
The U.S. Post Office in Rising Fawn, Georgia
Rising Fawn is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Rising Fawn
Rising Fawn
Location within the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 34°45′36″N 85°31′52″W / 34.76000°N 85.53111°W / 34.76000; -85.53111Coordinates: 34°45′36″N 85°31′52″W / 34.76000°N 85.53111°W / 34.76000; -85.53111
Country United States
State Georgia
County Dade
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Rising Fawn is a small unincorporated community in the southern part of Dade County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is also the location of Cloudland Canyon State Park.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Desmond Doss, Medal of Honor winner from World War II resided in Rising Fawn for most of his life and raised his son there.
  • Silent film actress May Allison was born here in 1890.
  • MCPON Rick D. West.
  • Norman Blake, famed for his folk music, some of which appears on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, resides in Rising Fawn with his wife, Nancy, also a folk musician.
  • Captain (ret) Robert McMahan Woods (Bobby), a bronze star recipient and an official state of Georgia hero from Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan has his permanent residence in Rising Fawn, Georgia.
  • Country Music Association's Vocal Group of the Year, the Forrester sisters are from Rising Fawn, Georgia.