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Incorporated Date: 
February 26, 1856
Total Area: 
4.6 sq mi
Contact Information
500 E. Howell St.
Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone Number: 
(706) 376-4756
Fax Number: 
(706) 376-6263

Incorporated on February 26, 1856, Hartwell is the county seat of Hart County. The city recognizes Nancy Hart, a heroine of the Revolutionary War who served as a spy and captured a group of Tories who threatened her home.

Annual events that take place in the city include the Hartwell Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Show, the Antique Boat Show, and Challenge of the Century B.R.A.G. bicycle ride.