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Area Description

Located in Greene County, Georgia, halfway between Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee is an oasis of tranquility, rejuvenation and recreation. Lake Oconee’s 19,000 acres boast more fish per square foot than any other lake in Georgia, as well as swimming, boating and a plethora of water activities. For the avid golfer, Greene County is home to over 100 holes of championship golf.

If you’re looking for Southern charm, the surrounding towns are steeped in history and culture and offer shopping, antiquing and dining.


Includes Cities/Towns: Greensboro, Siloam, Union Point, White Plains.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Come here and experience some of the state’s best fishing, swimming, water sports, boating, camping, picnicking, water-skiing, wakeboarding and golfing. The surrounding communities are steeped in history. Local shops and boutiques offer the finest in antiques, fashion, decorative accessories and jewelry.

Cultural Activities

The historic sites in Greensboro reflect the history of the state of Georgia. These landmarks, plantations and museums chronicle the history of the South, both the good and the bad. Georgia’s lake country offers visitors to Greensboro, GA unique history and mystique coupled with antique shopping that lets you bring some of Georgia's lake country home. - See more at: http://www.visitlakeoconee.com/see-historic-sites.htm

Public transportation

We are located 75 miles from Atlanta's Jackson Hartsfield International Airport. Greene County is also home to the Greene County Regional Airport. There is a Hertz Rental Car drop off/pick up point located in Greensboro at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee.

Medical Facilities

St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  31.0  43.0  55.0  4.2 "  0.4 "
 Feb  34.0  46.5  59.0  4.9 "  0.1 "
 Mar  41.0  54.0  67.0  4.8 "  0.1 "
 Apr  47.0  61.0  75.0  3.3 "  0.0 "
 May  56.0  69.0  82.0  3.3 "  0.0 "
 Jun  65.0  77.0  89.0  3.7 "  0.0 "
 Jul  69.0  80.5  92.0  4.4 "  0.0 "
 Aug  68.0  79.0  90.0  4.0 "  0.0 "
 Sep  61.0  73.0  85.0  3.7 "  0.0 "
 Oct  50.0  63.0  76.0  2.9 "  0.0 "
 Nov  41.0  54.0  67.0  3.4 "  0.0 "
 Dec  34.0  45.5  57.0  3.8 "  0.1 "

There are 4 distinct seasons and overall good weather throughout the year. Not in a high risk zone for any natural disasters.

Natural Disaster Areas

Cost of Living for Greene County, GA

Greene County, Georgia cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Senior Assistance in Greene County, GA

Greene County, Georgia offers the following assistance for seniors:

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

There are several non profit organizations in the area always seeking volunteers. Greene County Habitat for Humanity. Atlas Ministries, Inc. Second Harvest Food Bank. First Call Pregnancy Center. The Boys & Girls Club

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