Oconee County


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Oconee County, South Carolina

415 S Pine St
Walhalla, SC 29691
Phone: (864) 638-4242
Fax: (864) 638-4241
www.oconeesc.com

On the northwestern border of SC, west of Greenville; organized Jan 29, 1868 from Pickens County. Name Origin: For an Indian word of uncertain meaning. Possibly refers to the mythical Cherokee snake dragon, or to mean 'water eyes of the hills' or 'beautiful springs.'

Area (sq mi):: 673.58 (land 625.41; water 48.17) Population per square mile: 111.30
Population 2005: 69,577 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 5.10%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 66,215 (White 88.00%; Black or African American 8.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $18,965; median household $36,666; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,108-$26,201
Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Oconee County, Georgia

PO Box 145
Watkinsville, GA 30677
Phone: (706) 769-5120
Fax: (706) 769-0705
www.oconeecounty.net

In northeast-central GA, south of Athens; organized Feb 25, 1875 from Clarke County. Name Origin: For an Indian tribe of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name uncertain

Area (sq mi):: 186.14 (land 185.70; water 0.44) Population per square mile: 160.20
Population 2005: 29,748 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 13.40%; 1990-2000 48.90% Population 2000: 26,225 (White 88.10%; Black or African American 6.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.20%; Asian 1.40%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 4.40%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $24,153; median household $55,211; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,015-$29,922
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 71.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The incident was investigated by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office and Oconee County Coroner's Office, with assistance from Seneca Police Department and SLED Special Victims Unit.
Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association is a community oriented financial institution operating seven full-service branch locations in Oconee County, South Carolina, Stephens County, Georgia and Rabun County, Georgia.
Haynie, an engineer and water manager for Oconee County, was first appointed to a citizens solid waste committee in April 2015.
Roddey graduated from Oconee County Training School and received degrees from several colleges: a Bachelors of Arts from Johnson C.
Seneca is located in Oconee County, the northernmost county in South Carolina, known for its large industrial sector of companies including Duke Energy Corp.
Raised in the mountains of Oconee County, South Carolina, Hester received a Godly heritage from family and church.
With more than 17,000 students and campuses in Blue Ridge, Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Oconee County, the University of North Georgia (UNG) was created in 2013 through the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University (NGCSU) and Gainesville State College (GSC).
Sheriff Scott Berry in Oconee County, Georgia, took to Facebook to announce his decision after an ice storm slammed into the state.
Set in Oconee County, the state's "dark county" in the shadow of the mountains, the novel centers on Malcolm Walker, a troubled priest haunted by images of the Iraq War and Abu Ghraib.
This analysis models a range of property and lake attributes gathered for Lake Keowee lots in Oconee County, South Carolina, over the ten-year period 2000-2009.
Butterfly Dreams Farm--$7,500 to improve the grounds and equipment for its Oconee County therapeutic riding program.