About Us

Welcome to the Official Oconee County, Georgia Government website, where our objective is to keep you informed with up-to-date news and information in the most efficient way. Here, you can learn more about the many departments and discover all the areas that make Oconee County a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

Community Attributes
Ever since its formation in 1875, Oconee County has been fueled by a strong community, rich agricultural lands, and an educated approach to economic development. Three attributes which have helped make this county "The Best Place to Live ... Raise a Family" - a designation given by Progressive Farmer Magazine; three years in a row (2006 - 2009).

Oconee County's educational system is surpassed by none! Highlighted by the State of Georgia for its programs that foster student achievement; Oconee County, along with the community encourage and support the continual success of our students and teachers. With a combined effort of the County and Board of Education, we will continue to create challenging yet rewarding programs towards developing future global leaders.

But don't think Oconee County is all work and no play! We are host to many exciting attractions for people of all ages. Whether you are interested in arts, history, or just a little farm fun; Oconee County has something for just about everyone in your family.