Welcome to Oconee County, Georgia’s most suitable place to call home. In our business and family-friendly environment, Oconee County is small enough to know your neighbor, but large enough for businesses of all types to thrive. We are nationally acclaimed as one of the 5 best cities for retirement. The proximity to the University of Georgia puts Oconee County in the ideal place for living and working. To that end, the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce is a starting point for new businesses to the area. We offer help with establishing, marketing or networking your new or established business. There’s a place for everyone to get involved. Oconee County schools are second to none, offering the best in public and private education. Both of County High Schools were voted in the top 6% of high schools nationwide. The county’s parks and recreation department boasts over 600 acres of land totally devoted to life outside the workplace. Come and join our Oconee County family - we will take good care of you.