Watkinsville, GA

Watkinsville is affectionately known as the Artland of Georgia for having more artists per capita than any other city in Georgia and has been able to maintain the historic beauty of the area.

  • The Eagle Tavern opened in 1801 as a stagecoach stop and tavern sits in the middle of downtown on its original site. Tours are available of the museum daily starting at the Welcome Center across the street.
  • Elder Mill Covered Bridge located a few miles south of Watkinsville is one of the few covered bridges left in Georgia. The bridge is one of the most visited and photographed sites in the community.
  • Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF),housed in three historical buildings, is a non-profit arts organization which produces countless exhibitions and art events annually.

21 N. Main Street, Watkinsville, GA 30677

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

706-769-5197

www.visitoconee.com