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Incorporated Date: 

December 14, 1815



Total Area: 

3.2 sq mi
Contact Information
191 V. F. W. Drive
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Phone Number: 

(706) 769-5161

Fax Number: 

(706) 769-4760

Email Address: 

Watkinsville, the county seat of Oconee County, incorporated as a town December 14, 1815.

The Elder Mill Covered Bridge, south of Watkinsville, is one of only a few remaining covered bridges in Georgia. Built in the late 1800s, it was recently restored and is one of the last wooden bridges still being used on a public road.