The Oconee County Communications Office works to disseminate information about the policies, programs, and initiatives of Oconee County Government to residents, media, and other stakeholders and to increase citizen engagement.

Our Common Vision

One of the goals of Oconee County Government’s 2021-2024 Strategic Plan is an engaged community with a common vision for our county. As we work together to develop this vision, we would love to hear your thoughts! Email us with a word or short phrase  that positively describes our community or your vision for our community in the future with "Vision" in the subject line- we want to know what you think!!

Your Suggestions

Do you have a great idea regarding how we can enhance our communications efforts? Let us know! Email us your thoughts on how we can best make information available to the public with "Suggestions" in the subject line!


CodeRED is Oconee County’s mass notification system. Signing up for CodeRED will allow you to receive instant thunderstorm, tornado, and flood warnings as soon as they are issued by the National Weather Service via text and phone calls, as well as emergency notifications from Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, and other divisions of Oconee County government. Signing up is free and only takes a couple of minutes - sign up for CodeRED now.

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    Diane Baggett

    Director of Communications

  2. Sarah Baird


  3. Communications

    Physical Address
    7635 Macon Highway
    Watkinsville, GA 30677

    Mailing Address
    7635 Macon Highway
    Box 900
    Watkinsville, GA 30677