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Georgia Oconee County Public Schools

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County Profile

Incorporated: February 25, 1875

Population: 26,225

Total Area: 185.8 Square miles

Cities and Towns

• Watkinsville (County Seat)

• Bishop
• Bogart
• High Shoals

Oconee County, the 135th county formed in Georgia, was created in 1875. Originally part of Clarke County, Oconee County takes its name from the Oconee River.

The Eagle Tavern State Historical Site is located in the county. Originally built as Fort Edward in 1789, the building had become a tavern by 1801. Some other interesting sites in the county are Happy Valley Pottery and the William Daniell House.

The cotton monoculture prior to the 1930s badly damaged the soils of Oconee County. Today, only about 19% of the land is identified as prime farm land. About 56% of the land is forest.

Jeanette Rankin, the first woman elected to Congress, kept her summer home in Oconee County. She was elected to represent Montana before many states even allowed women to vote. Rankin was a pacifist and was the only representative to vote against the U.S.'s entry into war against Japan.

Some of the special events in Oconee County include the Annual Oconee Fall Festival and the Christmas Parade.

Oconee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 185.7 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 179.4 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 231.3%. On the 2000 census form, 99.1% of the population reported only one race, with 6.4% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 3.2% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.87 persons compared to an average family size of 3.21 persons.

In 2008 health care and social assistance was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $38,692. Per capita income grew by 26.5% between 1998 and 2008 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2008)
(By Place of Work)
Population (2009) 33,320 Covered Employment 9,099
   Growth (%) since 1990 89.1%    Average wage per job $31,749
Households (2000) 9,051 Manufacturing - % all jobs in County 6.8%
Labor Force (persons) (2009) 18,237    Average wage per job $35,205
Unemployment Rate (2009) 6.1 Transportation & Warehousing - % all jobs in County 1.3%
Per Capita Personal Income (2008) $46,081    Average wage per job $34,917
Median Household Income (2008) $77,053 Health Care, Social Assist. - % all jobs in County 12.6%
Poverty Rate (2008) 6.9    Average wage per job $38,692
H.S. Diploma or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 86.7 Finance and Insurance - % all jobs in County 3.2%
Bachelor's Deg. or More - % of Adults 25+ (2000) 39.8    Average wage per job $55,419



Address: P.O. Box 186, 191 Colham Ferr, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-7764
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 590
Grades: KG-5

Address: 2600 Malcom Bridge Rd, Bogart, GA 30622
Phone: (770) 725-6700
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 561
Grades: KG-5

Address: 2500 Malcom Bridge Rd, Bogart, GA 30622
Phone: (770) 725-2319
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 752
Grades: 6-8

Address: 1081 Rocky Branch Rd, Bogart, GA 30622
Phone: (706) 769-7760
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 914
Grades: 9-12

5. OCONEE County
Address: P.O. Box 245, 2230 Hog Mounta, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-7791
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 584 3-5

6. OCONEE County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 2721 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-6655
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 1,113
Grades: 9-12

7. OCONEE County
Address: 1101 Mars Hill Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-3575
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 775
Grades: 6-8

8. OCONEE County
Address: 2290 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-7941
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 588
Grades: PK-2

Address: 5250 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-3235
County: Oconee County
Enrollment: 585
Grades: KG-5

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