Hartwell/Hart County is a great place to put down roots. Whether you are raising a young family or looking to slow down and enjoy your early retirement in an active lifestyle setting, we have all that you need to fill your days. The historic downtown is charming, well laid out, loaded with great festivals and filled with small quaint stores and restaurants. The weather is good all year round and we are in climate zone 7-9, so you can grow anything here.
We are home to two live theatre production companies, art galleries, live music venues, and many sporting events such as fishing and wakeboarding tournaments and a yearly international sailing regatta.
For families, we enjoy great schools with a high graduation rate, lots of sports and band activities, a robust county after school sports program, plenty of children's workshops at our community theatres and art center, and a very successful 4 H club and FFA group.
For retirees, we have one of the regions most active YMCA, plenty of volunteer groups, service clubs, and organizations they can be get involved in. If you want to be physically active, there are two golf clubs in the county, the Hartwell Hikers, garden clubs, square dance clubs, fishing clubs and much more that will keep you busy and in shape.
We are home to plenty of Churches, so no matter what your faith is, all are very welcoming and would love to meet you and help you get acquainted with Hart County.