Photo: Abe Jones House, circa 1905, 2411 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. Photographed by User:Gwringle (own work), 2017, [cc-by-4.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed March, 2018.
The Oconee County Courthouse is located at 23 Main Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677; phone: 706-769-3940.
Athens became the seat of Clarke County in 1871, replacing Watkinsville as the seat for the county. Oconee county was established in 1875 from part of Clarke County and Watkinsville was once again a county seat of government.