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Oconee County

Profile
Incorporated Date: 
February 25, 1875
Population: 
32,221
Total Area: 
185.8 sq mi
Contact Information
P.O. Box 145
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone Number: 
(706) 769-5120
Fax Number: 
(706) 769-0705

Oconee County, named for the river that sets its eastern boundary, branched off from Clarke County in 1875. Watkinsville, the county seat, takes its name from an Augusta lawyer who helped compile the first Digest of Georgia Laws.