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.
Hart County Extension
Some of our most popular services include:
Health Programs like Walk Georgia
Have questions or want to know more?
Jun 6 Integrated Pest Management webinar Interested in sustainable pest management in your garden or farm? Join UGA Extension Fulton County and AgLanta in this webinar to learn about Integrated Pest Management – a multi-pronged, resilient approach to managing insect pests. Free, zoom registration required
- Virtual Event
Jun 8 Egg Candling Certification Hart County Extension is hosting the Georgia Department of Agriculture for an Egg Candling Certification Course. Having a egg candling license is required by Georgia Law in order to sell eggs in the State of Georgia. Registration information can be found using the events page at the link below. There will be four class times offered 8:00 10:00 12:00 2:00
- Hartwell, GA
Jun 8 Honey Bee Removal License Training Georgia Department of Agriculture requires licensing of any person who removes swarms of honey bees from any structures, & who charges a fee for the service. Attendance of an 8-hour training is required. Limited to 15 people! Date & Time: June 8th, 8:00-5:00 p.m. Registration fee: $25 (includes lunch & snacks) Location: 337 Main St, Thomson, GA 30824
- Thomson, GA - (64.0 Miles)