Lake Oconee Area
Located equally distant from Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee offers 19,000 acres of water and 374 miles of shoreline waiting for you to refresh, relax and recreate yourself. With swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, waterskiing, wake boarding, paddle boarding or just sitting on the shoreline with your toes in the water, Lake Oconee offers something for everyone. As a Georgia Power Company lake, the lake level is managed consistently near full pool for power generation and recreational use. With three public campground areas on its shoreline and the 7,400 acre Oconee Wildlife Management Area, outdoor activities of all types are at your call.
Greene County is the place to hit the links at some of the South’s best courses offering challenging but fun holes for every skill level and at every turn. At Reynolds Lake Oconee you will find The Preserve, The Oconee, The National, The Landing Courses, Creek Club and the Great Waters Course just a short boat cruise across the lake. Consistently ranked as one of America’s premier golf destinations, Reynolds Lake Oconee offers an unmatched golf experience. Aside from 117 holes of golf designed by legendary architects, Cupp, Nicklaus, Engh, Fazio, and Jones, Reynolds is also home the Southeast’s leading location for golf improvement, Reynolds Kingdom of Golf presented by Taylor Made. Additionally, Harbor Club, recently named one of the Top Ten Golf Courses in Georgia, offers for players of all skill levels fairways and greens that make the course both aesthetically pleasing and fun to play.
Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
Seventy-five miles outside of Atlanta is the chance to leave the pressures of daily life behind. Set along 30 acres of shoreline and cradled by Georgia pines, this lakeside resort is a place of peace, exploration and connection. Affectionately called Linger Longer, Lake Oconee and its nearby antebellum towns entice visitors to stay, and the hotel offers plenty of opportunities to fill the time including:
- A sprawling spa with Southern-inspired treatments
- Lodge-inspired luxury accommodations including cottages and the three-floor Lake House
- Seven dining experiences including a steakhouse and BBQ Butler
- Indoor and outdoor event spaces to host meetings, weddings and family gatherings
- Fishing, kayaking, Schiller Water Bikes and other outdoor activities
CALLING GREENE COUNTY HOME
Greene County is the home to several lake area residential communities that are thriving with both younger and mature families.
Reynolds Lake Oconee
As the largest residential community in our county with over 2800 homes, Reynolds, Great Waters and The Landing has a wealth of choices and price ranges for those seeking a new place to call home. With multiple communities in Reynolds including lakefront, golf front or tranquil wooded settings, options for your home are open ended. With 117 holes of golf, swimming (indoor and outdoor), fitness center, tennis, 21 miles of biking and walking trails, four marinas, ten unique culinary venues, the Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds and, of course, Lake Oconee, Reynolds offers a full slate of options for activities to suit your lifestyle. The Landing, particularly popular for younger families, is set with active amenities, including water park style pool, tennis, basketball court, and soccer field that are enjoyed by parents and children alike.
With over 525 homes and plenty of room to grow with over 600 additional acres, Harbor Club is a close knit community with a full complement of amenities from trails, victory garden, swimming, tennis, pickleball, fitness center, dog park, a marina and two restaurant dining options.
Del Webb at Lake Oconee
The gated, golf-cart community of Del Webb at Lake Oconee, an active adult community with over 560 homes, is less than two hours from Atlanta. Choose from a collection of crafted ranch-style homes with open floor plans and thoughtful indoor and outdoor living spaces for entertaining. The only Del Webb in the nation with direct lake access, you can spend the day on the lake or inside at the Clubhouse for a wealth of planned community activities.
The words “small town charm” were tailor made for our county seat, Greensboro, Georgia. With delicious dining and a distinctive selection of local boutiques, shops and markets, shopping is a pastime that can be enjoyed virtually all day. Now younger families are finding the downtown Greensboro environment to their liking with its traditional hometown feel, walkability and activities like downtown festivals, a downtown brewery and other event venues to enjoy. Founded in 1786, history abounds around every corner of Greensboro, from the Old Gaol to the city cemetery to the beautiful antebellum homes. Greensboro is recognized as a National Main Street and a Georgia Main Street community.