Situated between Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee is surrounded by three counties – Putnam, Greene and Morgan – and is home to some of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the southeast.
The second largest lake in Georgia covering 19,000 acres with 374 miles of shoreline, Lake Oconee boasts some of the best fishing and boating in the southeast.Since Georgia Power Company formed the lake in 1979 to produce hydro-electric energy, the lake levels on Lake Oconee fluctuate little – unlike other lakes in Georgia.
The areas on an around Lake Oconee are nestled amid wooded groves and peaceful glens.
Lake Oconee will bring the nostalgia of an old-fashioned, friendly community, complete with bike and hiking trails, small towns with welcoming streetlights and tree-lined sidewalks with antiquing opportunities, and quaint restaurants.
The lake is also home to the Ritz Carlton Lodge that includes a spa, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, nature trails, and an 18-hole championship golf course.
Because of its proximity to Atlanta and Augusta, Lake Oconee has become a place where people want to live. Lake Oconee’s unique resort lifestyle options as well as strong schools, restaurants and shops are attracting families looking for a community to make life luxuriously easy.
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Nearby Cities: Greensboro, Eatonton, Madison, Buckhead, White Plains, Milledgeville
Zip Codes: 30642, 30625, 31024, 30678
Set in the rolling hills and forests of Georgia’s Central Piedmont, Lake Sinclair stretches through the counties of Baldwin, Hancock, and Putnam.
Its 15,330 acres of water fed by the Oconee river provide fabulous fishing, boating, and lakefront living options, a mere 90 minutes east of Atlanta.
The historic communities of Milledgeville and Eatonton offer all the necessary amenities of city life not far from its 417 miles of scenic shoreline.
Lake Sinclair’s winding coves and inlets as well as several vast stretches of open water provide a naturally beautiful backdrop to boating and all sorts of outdoor recreation.
Marinas, boat storage, camping, fishing and picnic facilities are available at many sites along the lake, and Georgia Power provides two public boat ramps. Several recreation areas, such as Oconee Springs Park and Rocky Creek Park, provide day-use facilities that include picnic tables, grills, boat ramp and a small beach.
The lake is ensured of environmentally safe waters through a Georgia Power’s prohibition of boats with overnight and toilet facilities.
The water in Lake Sinclair is not only used to produce electricity at the Sinclair Dam, it is also re-circulated to its upstream sister Lake Oconee, where it can be run through the turbines again to produce electricity there.
Lake Sinclair is the site of several fishing tournaments – both local and national – and attracts contestants of various skill levels and interest. Visitors find fall and winter fishing at Lake Sinclair a special treat due to the mild climate and activity. Several species of Bass, as well as Crappie, Catfish and Bream are anglers most sought after species.
Homes vary from on the lake to off the lake and offer affordable living in a town with many amenities.
Milledgeville’s historic district encompasses several cultures and boasts of more than 20 architectural landmarks, and home to Georgia College.
Nearby Cities: Milledgeville, Eatonton, Gordon, Haddock, Hardwick, Hillsboro, Jewell, Sandersville, Sparta
Zip Codes: 31024, 31087, 31061