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Oconee River

 
Length: 282 miles (454 kilometers)

(o-KO-nee) Rising in the Appalachian Mountains, north Georgia and flowing southeast to the Ocmulgee River to form the Altamaha River at 34°23'N 83°39'W. Sinclair Dam (completed 1953) and Furman Shoals Dam (completed 1953) are on the Oconee.

OCONEE RIVER LAKES
Lake Oconee is a reservoir in central Georgia on the Oconee River, and is operated by Georgia Power. It was created in 1979 when Georgia Power completed the construction of the Wallace Dam. The lake is the forth largest in the state. Upscale housing developments and resorts communities have been built on the banks of the lake since 1979. The lak...
    Full Pool: 435.0 MSL     Area: 19,050 Acres      Printed Oconee Lake Map

Lake Sinclair is a man-made lake in central Georgia near Milledgeville. It is operated by Georgia Power. For day or weekend visitors, Georgia Power provides two public boat ramps for public access to water recreation. There are also marinas and boat storage areas located on the lake. There are other areas of access to the lake including Oconee S...
    Full Pool: 340.0 MSL     Area: 15,330 Acres      Printed Lake Sinclair Map

Tributaries of the Oconee River
Appalachian Mountains


Outflows of the Oconee River
Altamaha River