Lake Oconee

It's a place where the gentle whisper of the water meets the soft rustling of trees, providing the ideal backdrop for a life drenched in luxury and serenity.

Welcome to Lake Oconee

Elegant golf courses and superb lakefront recreation

Lake Oconee is a testament to refined living harmoniously intertwined with nature's bounty. This tranquil haven, nestled in Greensboro, offers residents an experience that amalgamates modern comforts with the timeless allure of lake life. It's a place where the gentle whisper of the water meets the soft rustling of trees, providing the ideal backdrop for a life drenched in luxury and serenity.

What to Love

  • Top-tier medical facilities nearby
  • Vast range of dining establishments
  • Enjoy moderate, pleasant weather year-round
  • Nestled between Atlanta and AugustaNine pristine golf courses awaiting enthusiasts

Local Lifestyle

Nestled on the fringes of a breathtaking 15,000-acre lake, Lake Oconee is more than just a residence — it's a lifestyle. A stone's throw from Atlanta's vibrant scene, yet offering the tranquillity of a secluded haven, residents relish in the best of both worlds. A thriving sense of community, punctuated by boutique shopping, nine world-class golf courses, a bustling arts milieu, and a quintessentially charming downtown, promises a life brimming with experiences.

Dining and Entertainment

Table at the Lake provides an exquisite lakeside dining experience. Every morsel served becomes a culinary adventure, further enhanced by the breathtaking views and impeccable service.

Stepping into Linger Longer Steakhouse, one is transported into a realm of carnivorous delights. Every cut promises flavor and finesse and an impressive array of wines.

Then there's Cafe44, a cozy retreat where gastronomic wonders are the order of the day. Whether it’s their masterfully brewed coffee or decadent pastries, it's a haven for those seeking a culinary embrace.

Filet Steak and Seafood exemplifies sophistication. Every dish, from their immaculate steaks to the freshest seafood, speaks of a chef's dedication, all set in an ambiance that is both luxurious and inviting.

Things to Do

Lake Oconee in Georgia is known for its numerous high-quality golf courses, many designed by renowned golf course architects. Here’s a quick breakdown of area courses:

  • The Landing features a parkland-style layout with tree-lined fairways, challenging bunkers, and stunning lake views (designed by Bob Cupp).
  • The Great Waters Course is a Jack Nicklaus signature course widely regarded as one of the most picturesque in the Southeast.
  • The National, designed by Tom Fazio, embodies classic golf course architecture in harmony with the natural surroundings.
  • The Oconee offers beautiful lake views and a risk-reward style of play (designed by Rees Jones).
  • The Plantation (also designed by Bob Cupp) combines a classic layout with strategically placed bunkers.
  • The Preserve, designed by Tom Fazio, features a rugged layout with narrow fairways and stunning natural landscapes.
  • The Creek Club incorporates creative design elements for a more contemporary golfing experience (designed by Jim Engh).
  • The Landing (another Bob Cupp design) is located at Reynolds Lake and features strikingly lush fairways.
  • The Par 3 Course takes golfers on a more relaxed round through 27 par-3 holes.
The Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival is an annual extravaganza, inviting locals and visitors alike to partake in a symphony of flavors, showcasing the region's best culinary talents paired with exquisite wines.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds Lake Oconee isn't just a stay; it's an experience. Coupled with events like Rhythm & Brews and the Showcase of Homes, the locale transforms into a hub of activity, music, and architectural wonders, ensuring residents and guests are always entertained and engaged.


Harbor Club residents are near Lake Oconee Academy, a public school for students in grades K–8. Students may also attend Gatewood Schools, a highly-rated private Christian school for students in grades K–12.

Overview for Lake Oconee, GA

13,601 people live in Lake Oconee, where the median age is 52.9 and the average individual income is $49,745. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Lake Oconee, GA

There's plenty to do around Lake Oconee, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Carey Station Provisions, Family Ties BBQ & Seafood, and The Burch.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.1 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.56 miles 11 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 1.7 miles 12 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.7 miles 11 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.64 miles 126 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.58 miles 15 reviews 4.3/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Oconee, GA

Lake Oconee has 5,660 households, with an average household size of 2.39. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Oconee do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,601 people call Lake Oconee home. The population density is 73.95 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Lake Oconee, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Oconee. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Anita White Carson Middle School
4th - 8th
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Greene County High School
9th - 12th
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Lake Oconee Charter High School
9th - 12th
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