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Life in Hart County

There are many ways for Hart County Residents and guests alike to enjoy beautiful Hart County. The county has an ever growing arts program, a wealth of recreational locations and many interesting places to visit.

Lake Hartwell
Built by the U.S. Corps of Engineers between 1955 and 1963, the lake is now a popular tourist and recreation attraction, bringing more than 14 million visitors a year. The lake was designed as part of a flood control and hydropower project. The impressive Hartwell Dam forms the lake by spanning over three miles across the Savannah river. For more information on the dam, call (706) 856-0300 or (888) 893-0678

Hart County Community Theatre
83 Depot St.
P.O. Box 55
Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 376-5599
Contact: Margaret Jesser
Web site: www.geocities.com/hcct2001
Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
The Hart County Community Theatre is located on Historic Depot Street in Downtown Hartwell. The Theatre runs three plays a year as well as a Children's Workshop, a Summer Special Event and the traditional 'Night Before the Night Before' on December 23.The office hours are 10-2 Tuesday thru Friday and the phone number is
(706) 376-5599.
(That's Radio Trailer Park Broadcasting Scandals) Opening Thursday, February 27
with shows Feb. 28, March 1, 7, and 8 at 8:00 P.M. and Sunday March 9 at 2:30 P.M.

The Art Center
338 E. Howell St.
Hartwell, GA 30643

Hart State Park
Hart State Park is located three miles north of Hartwell off U.S. 29. The park has 76 tent and trailer sites as well as two cottages on its 147 acres. The park hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a $2 park pass fee. For information regarding events, call (706) 376-8756.

Beautiful Lake Hartwell at sunset




Hart County Community Theatre


Goats and Turkeys abide peacefully near a Hart County Road