26,205 people live in Hart County, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. We are confident that you will feel right at home in Hart County when you visit our businesses, restaurants, events and festivals. Lake Hartwell is the place to be for camping, fishing, swimming, sailing, soaking up the sun and having a good time. That's because the people here are warm and inviting. With great job opportunities, a great school system, a great community, and a great lake, you'll discover why 26,205 people believe that Hart County is a great place to live.