• Relocation Information

    Welcome to Hart County!   This information will help you get settled in your new home!
    You will feel right at home in Hart County when you visit our businesses, restaurants, events and festivals.  Lake Hartwell is the place to be for camping, fishing, swimming, sailing, soaking up the sun and having a good time.  That's because the people here are warm and inviting.  We are genuinely glad that you've come to live in Hart County.

     

    MAP OF HART COUNTY--You can purchase a Hart County map at the Hart County Chamber of Commerce. The cost is $3.00.  The Hart County Chamber of Commerce is located at 31 E. Howell St. in the historic 1881 Teasley-Holland House in Hartwell, Georgia 30643.  Phone: (706) 376-8590 Email:   hartchamber@hartcom.net.

     

    EMERGENCY NUMBERS FOR HART COUNTY:

    Emergency Number Dial 911
    Hartwell Non-Emergency  (706) 376-4756-fire    (706) 376-3111-police     (706) 376-3930-EMS

    Hart County Non-Emergency (706) 856-5325-fire    (706) 376-3114-sheriff     (706) 376-3930-EMS

     

    HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS AND INFORMATION:

    PHONE SERVICE:

    • Hart Telephone Company - (706) 376-4701
      350 W. Franklin St., Hartwell
       
    • AT&T Wireless(706) 856-6850
      175 Frontage Rd., Hartwell
       
    • Verizon Wireless – (706) 377-3353
      25 Old 29 Hwy. Ste. 4, Hartwell

     

    ELECTRIC SERVICES:

    • Hart County EMC - (706) 376-4714
      1071 Elberton Highway, Hartwell
       
    • Georgia Power – (706) 376-4727
      1551 Zion Church Rd., Hartwell

     

    GAS, WATER & SEWER SERVICES:

    • City of Hartwell – (706) 376-4756
      456 E. Howell St., Hartwell
       
    • Hart County Water & Sewer Authority - (706) 377-4387
      200 Arthur St., Hartwell

     

    CABLE SERVICE:

    • HTC – (706) 376-4701
      350 W. Franklin St., Hartwell
       
    • Comcast – (706) 376-9857
      954 Benson St., Hartwell

     

    INTERNET ACCESS:

    • HTC – (706) 376-4701
      350 W. Franklin St., Hartwell
       
    • Comcast – (706) 376-9857
      954 Benson St., Hartwell

     

    LOCAL NEWSPAPERS:

    • The Hartwell Sun (weekly) – (706) 376-8025
      8 Benson St., Hartwell
       
    • Anderson Independent Mail / NE GA Edition (daily) – (864) 224-4321 or 800-859-6397

     

    LIBRARY:

    • The Hart County Library – (706) 376-4655
      150 Benson St., Hartwell

     

    POST OFFICE:

    • U.S. Post Office – Hartwell Branch – (706) 376-4423
      184 W. Franklin St., in downtown Hartwell

     

    SCHOOL REGISTRATION:

    • Hart County Board of Education – (706) 376-5141
      284 Campbell Dr., Hartwell

    Hart County High School's graduation rate among highest in the state.

    RECREATION AREAS:

    • Bell Family YMCA – (706) 856-9622
      281 Opal St. Extension, Hartwell
       
    • Hart County Recreation Area – (706) 376-8528
      200 Clay St., Hartwell

     

    SENIOR CENTER:

    • Hart Senior Center – (706) 376-3975
      139 Clay St., by the Recreation Park, Hartwell

     

    CITY CONTACTS:

    • City of Hartwell – (706) 376-4756
      456 E. Howell St. Hartwell

     

    COUNTY CONTACTS:

    • Hart County Administrative Office – (706) 376-2024
      800 Chandler St., Hartwell
       
    • Hart County Industrial Building Authority - (706) 856-2452
      31 East Howell St., Hartwell (P.O. Box 156)
       
    • Hart County Tax Commissioner’s Office – (706) 376-3944
      Located at the Hart County Courthouse in Hartwell
       
    • Voter Registration at Hart County Board of Registrar’s Office – (706) 376-8911
      182 Cade St., Hartwell
       
    • Hart County Health Department – (706) 376-5117
      64 Reynolds St., Hartwell

     

    STATE CONTACTS:

    • Georgia Department of Labor – (706) 282-4514
      37 Foreacre Street, Toccoa, GA 30577.

     

    FEDERAL CONTACTS:

    • US Army Corps of Engineers / Lake Hartwell – (706) 856-0300
      US 29 North at the Dam, Hartwell

     

    TAGS FOR MY CAR—Tags can be purchased at the Tax Commissioner’s Office located at the Hart County Courthouse, which is in downtown Hartwell on the Courthouse square. You will need a certificate of title or registration card and proof of insurance. Their hours are Monday – Friday, from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. For more information, call (706) 376-3944.

     

    LICENSE FOR MY CAR--You need to go to one of the following to get your license.

    • Toccoa Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV) 62 Doyle St., Toccoa, GA   (706) 282-4821
    • Elberton Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV) 45 Forest Avenue, Elberton, GA   (678) 413-8400
      Elberton and Toccoa will serve customers Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Each center will be closed every Saturday through Monday.
    • Athens Dept. of Motor Vehicles (DMV),1505 US 29 North, Athens, GA   (706) 542-9928

    New center hours for Athens are Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m.-noon. The Athens center will be closed every Monday.

    If you are applying for a new license or have a previous license from a different state, you will need to bring a certified copy of your birth certificate.  You can also visit the website to renew your license online.

    See http://www.dds.ga.gov 

    HOSPITAL AND URGENT CAR—St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital is located at 367 Clear Creek Parkway, Lavonia, GA  30553.  The telephone number is (706)356-7800.  Reddy Urgent Care is located at 605 E. Franklin St. in Hartwell.  The telephone number is (706)376-6200.   

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