Hart County - Attractions You Must Visit
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About Hart County
Hart County, Georgia is a peaceful community, located just to the north of Athens. It is the perfect place for anyone looking for a quiet location, with vast green spaces and pleasant weather all year round. Especially attractive for nature lovers, the county is home to large amounts of parkland and trails for hikers. Along with its offerings in outdoor activities and natural scenery, Hart County also has a deep history that dates back to it being founded in 1853. A variety of interesting sites
Attractions in Hart County
Lake Hartwell Dam is one of the largest manmade reservoirs in the southeast United States. Constructed in the 1950s solely for the purpose of hydropower production, it also helps to control flooding on both sides of the state line. It covers nearly 56,000 acres with over 900 miles of shoreline and has become an important recreational area for boating, fishing, and camping. The dam stands 255 feet tall and stretches almost 4 miles across.