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  • A helpful arrangement of frequently used Cherokee County online resources
  • Commonly requested forms and documents for a variety of departments and agencies
  • Links to other sites and services often used by our residents


Click through to find:

  • Links to every department and agency under the jurisdiction of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners
  • Contact information for departments with the name of the department/agency head
  • Links to common agencies not under the jurisdiction of the BOC, but which maintains close ties with us


Click through to find:

  • Information about and links to both the Tax Commissioner and Tax Assessor's Office. (They are very different organizations)
  • Quick links to both the Paying your Taxes online and the Real Estate Search applications.
  • Information about Homestead Exemptions
  • Information about Property Taxes, Millage Rates, and Car Tags


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  • A page listing every judicial and court system in Cherokee County with a brief introduction to what they cover
  • Quick links to Jury Duty Information, Traffic Citation Payments, Court Calendars, Deeds and Records Search, Passport Information, and a lot more


Click through to find:

  • Ways to contact the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, Department and Agency Heads, and State Agencies and Offices
  • Directions to all County Facilities
  • Quick Link to Finding Your Commissioner
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News and Announcements
Canceled Senior Center Clients

CATS will not be transporting clients to and from the Cherokee County Senior Center from March 16,2020- until further notice. Demand Response & Fixed Routes will be resuming as scheduled.

Posted: Mar-13-2020 | view story

Greg Powell
Director of Transportation

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Mission Statement

Cherokee Area Transportation System (CATS) provides public transportation services for residents of Cherokee County.

Mission: Our mission at CATS is to provide excellence in all areas of service that we provide to the citizens of Cherokee County.

Values: We value and support our clients and our fellow employees, and strive to exceed expectations in a safe, courteous, timely, and efficient manner.

CATS is a service of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners utilizing funding provided by Cherokee County, State of Georgia, and Federal Transit Administration.

Cherokee Area Transportation System (CATS) provides public transportation services for residents of Cherokee County.

For closure/inclement weather updates please connect with us on VTrans Facebook

** Starting August 3rd, all passengers will have their temperatures taken prior to getting on the bus & temperatures 100.4 or higher will not be allowed to ride the bus.

We ask that if you have a fever, are experiencing flu-like symptoms or believe you have been exposed to Coronavirus COVID-19, please do not utilize the CATS system at this time. We regret the inconvenience this may cause our ridership and will continue to communicate future changes to this temporary suspension of service through press releases to local media outlets, on our website and through our social media sites.

Please see the press release on our COVID-19 web page and continue to visit that page for the latest updates.


NOTICE: The Department of Transportation has issued revised rules under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to ensure that public transportation entities make Reasonable Modifications / Accommodations to its policies, practices, and procedures to ensure program accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Please use the "COMMENT AND MODIFICATION REQUEST FORM" under the Forms and Documents tab to submit your request.

All forms and documents are available in alternate formats (i.e.CD, Braille, Large Print, Audiotapes, competent oral interpretation or Email) by calling 770.345.6238

Georgia Relay

Georgia Relay Service:711

TTY/TDD: (800) 255-0056

Georgia Relay can be used for contacting CATS for any purpose. For example, it can be used for booking, eligibility, or customer comments. 



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