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Welcome to Hart County

Hartwell Lake is one of the southeast's largest and most popular public recreation lakes. Built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between 1955 and 1963 as part of a flood control, hydropower and navigation project, authorized purposes now include recreation, water quality, water supply, and fish and wildlife management. Each year, millions of people utilize the many public parks, marinas and campgrounds conveniently located around the lake to pursue a variety of outdoor recreational experiences-making Hartwell one of the most visited Corps lakes in the nation.


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  • Jan 14 - Jan 16 4-H New Year Showdown Horse Show New year, new 4-H horse opportunities! 4-H New Year Showdown will take place January 14-16, 2022 rain or shine and begin at 9 am each day of show. Come practice before State Show or come see what 4-H horse project is all about! (You do not have to be a current 4-H member to participate.) Register online or contact crbenn@uga.edu for a paper registration form. Age Divisions: Cloverleaf (4-6th grades), Novice (7-12th grades), Junior (7-8th grades) and Senior (9-12th grades) Show Fees: Pay class fees and show fees as laid out in registration OR enjoy the Flat Rate Show Fee! Cloverleaf/Novice Entire Show Fee: $125 and Junior/Senior Entire Show Fee: $225 *Use the flat rate fee to get the best deal! This is also a great chance to try something new and really go for it since it covers all classes in the division!*
    • Madison, GA - (62.0 Miles)
  • Jan 18 Georgia Seafood for the Future Learn how UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant have partnered with food science and technology experts from the University of Georgia to diversify and expand the use of our state’s seafood resources beyond traditional marketing avenues.
    • Darien, GA - (223.0 Miles)
  • Jan 19 Starting Seeds Indoors "Get a head start on getting supplies to start your seeds indoors this year. Growing plants from seeds is cost effective and gives you a larger variety of plants to choose from for your garden. "
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