Flowery Branch is a city in Hall County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 5,679. It is part of both the Gainesville and Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metropolitan statistical areas. Flowery Branch was originally named Anaguluskee, a Cherokee Indian word meaning “flowers on the branch.” Other sources claim the original name was Nattagasska (“Blossom Creek”) which most long-term residents recall as a cute alternative nickname for the town. The training camp of the Atlanta Falcons has been located in Flowery Branch since the beginning of the 2005 season. It also contains the Historic Caboose exhibit as well as the Historic Train Depot museum.
The median income for a household in the town was $35,478, and the median income for a family was $38,500. Males had a median income of $29,572 versus $21,382 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,970. About 9.5% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.