It is the mission of the Oconee County Coroner's Office to: 

  • Provide professional and efficient investigations into all deaths within our jurisdiction, as required by Georgia law;
  • Effectively determine cause and manner of death, affix responsibility, and protect public health and safety;
  • Treat all with dignity and respect; and
  • Educate families on options available to them when needed.


The primary responsibility of the Coroner's Office is to investigate death. The Coroner helps establish cause and manner of death based on the investigation.

The Coroner also has administrative duties that range from attending meetings to reporting data to various agencies.