Oconee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,808. The county seat is Watkinsville. Oconee County is included in the Athens-Clarke County, GeorgiaMetropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 186.37 square miles (482.7 km2), of which 184.29 square miles (477.3 km2) (or 98.88%) is land and 2.08 square miles (5.4 km2) (or 1.12%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 32,808 people with 11,622 households residing in the county. The population percentage change from 2000 to 2010 increased 25.1%. The racial makeup of the county was 88.4% White, 5.0% Black or African American, 3.1% Asian, 0.1% Native American, <0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.0% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. 4.4% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
OCONEE COUNTY BUSINESSES
Oconee County is home to many thriving businesses including St. Mary’s Health System and Zaxbys.
OCONEE COUNTY JUDICIARYOconee County is part of the Western Judicial Circuit which is comprised of Oconee and Clarke Counties. The Superior Court Judges are;
JUDGE LAWTON E. STEPHENS
If you have been injured by the negligence of others and will have to file suit in Oconee County, Georgia, you will be filing a civil action for damages against the defendant. These judges hear all serious civil personal injury cases in Oconee County, Georgia.BEN F. WINDHAM, P.C. CALLS THE OCONEE COUNTY AREA HOME
The lawyers at Ben F. Windham, P.C. have been practicing in the Western Judicial Circuit since 2007.
WHAT TYPES OF CASES DOES BEN F. WINDHAM, P.C. HANDLE IN OCONEE COUNTY?Ben F. Windham, P.C. Trial Attorneys have represented hundreds of citizens of Oconee County in pursuing lawsuits against negligent individuals and businesses whose careless actions have resulted in serious injuries. Visit windhamlaw.com to see the full list of types of cases we handle.
DOES IT HELP TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY THAT IS EXPERIENCED IN OCONEE COUNTY?Yes. Just like a lawyer from New York would have a tough time in a small Georgia town it is can serve as a disadvantage to a plaintiff seeking justice in the Oconee County Courts with an attorney who is not familiar with Watkinsville and the rest of the Western Judical Circuit. Hire a hometown law firm with big city experience. Hire Ben F. Windham, P.C. if you or a loved one is injured in Oconee County.