Welcome to Hartwell, Georgia

Nestled in the Northeast corner of Georgia, bordering Lake Hartwell with 222 miles of lakefront shoreline, Hartwell/Hart County is Georgia Lake Country's premier vacation destination. Hiking, biking, kayaking, paddle-boarding, sailing, boating, fishing, camping and swimming-Hart County has it all. 


In the historic square of Hartwell, Georgia, enjoy browsing through the quaint stores and unique gift shops offering original regional crafts, fine clothing and Lake Hartwell souveniers.  Sip coffee and soak in the artwork at the downtown art gallery with changing exhibitions. Eat an unforgettable steak at one of our fine restaurants and try a craft beer flight to see which one is your favorite brew.


For entertainment, take in a show at the community theatre or hear talented musical performances in the ambiance of a 100 year old room at High Cotton Music Hall. Play golf at an old favorite, Hartwell Golf Club or at Cateechee Golf Club, an Audubon Signature Golf Course. Rent a boat from one of our marinas and enjoy a sunset cruise on beautiful Lake Hartwell.  


Discover what it means to live well and play well.


Discover Hartwell. 

Hart County Chamber 

Residents here enjoy the best of all worlds with a superior quality of life in raising a young family, great schools, an engaged volunteer based community, lots of events and yet a perfect place for retirees who are looking to slow down and enjoy the view of our Lake or our farmlands. The air is clear, the lake is clean and the woods are full of birds and nature to make any day in Hart County a great day!


Visit the Hart County Chamber of Commerce for more information about our amazing community. 

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