Oconee County

Oconee County is part of what was once Franklin County. It was creat­ed in 1875 and named for the river that sets its eastern boundary. Watkinsville, the county seat , is named for an Augusta lawyer who helped compile the first Digest of Georgia Laws.

Contact Information

Address P.O. Box 145, Watkinsville GA 30677
Telephone 706.769.5120
Fax 706.769.0705
Website http://www.oconeecounty.com

County Data

Snapshot County Snapshot from the GA Dept. of Community Affairs
Census Oconee County Census Data from U.S. Census
Other Data Sets County QuickFacts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Georgia Encyclopedia County Page from The New Georgia Encyclopedia
Wages & Salaries Local Government Wage and Salary Survey from DCA
Labor Market Georgia Labor Market Explorer & Analysis
Sales Tax Sales and Property Tax Rates from DOR
Hotel/Motel Tax Hotel/Motel Tax Report from DCA

Statistics and Rates

2008 Population 32221 (State Rank: 54)
Incorporated Millage Rage 7.456
Unincorporated Millage Rate 6.686
County Bond 0
School Maintenance/Operations 16.5
School Bond 1
Total Incorporated 24.956
Total Unincorporated 24.186


County Officials