Welcome to the Oconee County Property Appraisal Office Web Site!
The Oconee County Board of Assessors mailed assessment notices on May 22, 2014. The last day to appeal is July 7, 2014. If you do not file an appeal by that date, your right to appeal has been lost.
Our office is open to the public from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
The goal of the Oconee County Property Appraisal Office is to provide the people of Oconee County with a web site that is easy to use. You can search our site for a wealth of information on any property in Oconee County.
The information contained herein reflects the values established in the "most current published" tax digest. *Please note that the Assessors Office establishes values only. The Oconee County Tax Commissioner should be contacted with tax bill related questions.
Did you know?
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.