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Oconee River


The Oconee River originates with two major headwaters in Hall County - the North and Middle forks. The two forks converge in Clarke County to form the Oconee River proper. It flows southward for approximately 170 miles. At the border of Montgomery/Jeff Davis/Wheeler County, the confluence of the Oconee River and Ocmulgee River form Georgia’s largest river - the Altamaha River. The Altamaha River then flows eastward into the Atlantic Ocean. The Apalachee River is a tributary to the Oconee River, joining it at Lake Oconee.

Links:

Oconee River (Georgia River Network)
Oconee River Land Trust
Oconee River Greenway Authority

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Oconee River Map
Source: Reid McCallister and Charles Pou

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Oconee River at Madison/Elbert County Line
Source: Ken Moser

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Oconee River in Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Georgia
Source: Charles Pou

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Oconee River in Oconee County
Source: Jim Kundell

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Oconee River in Greene County
Source: Jim Kundell