Oconee County, Georgia, welcomes thousands of visitors each year, from across the Southeast United States and the globe, to enjoy its wide array of activities, attractions, and events. Oconee County is home to Watkinsville and many other lovely communities that encompass premier art exhibitions, antique trails, covered bridges, luxury accommodations, U-pick farms, and fabulous local restaurants. Situated in Georgia’s Historic Heartland, Oconee County is in northeast Georgia, roughly seventy miles east of Atlanta, and boasts a long list of college-town amenities, including a vibrant nightlife.
Oconee County, named after a river found near its eastern border, consists of one hundred and eighty-six square miles that were originally a part of western Clarke County. Watkinsville was the county seat of Clarke County until 1872 when the seat became Athens. So when Oconee County was created, Watkinsville became its county seat. Today, the county has much to offer prospective homebuyers, including an unemployment rate and an average commute both below the national average. Roughly thirty-six thousand people live in the county, which has slowly been transitioning away from rural cattle ranches and pine forests to shopping centers, art galleries, and new residential developments.
Speaking of residential developments, in Oconee County, there is a long list of alluring opportunities in the incorporated communities of Watkinsville, North High Shoals, Bogart, and Bishop. Throughout these and smaller communities, there is very diverse Oconee County real estate. Homes for sale in Oconee County include detached and attached residences in a wide range of ages, architectural styles, and square footage. There are affordable starter homes in Oconee County, ideally suited for young, first-time homebuyers. There are also luxury homes in Oconee County for buyers wanting to upgrade their forever home. As a result of the variety of properties in Oconee County, listing prices typically span a broad range. If you would like more information regarding the housing market in Oconee County, Georgia, we would love the opportunity to assist you, so please contact us at your earliest convenience.
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