You don’t get more friendly and laid-back than Wheeler County. The Georgia General Assembly created Wheeler County on August 14, 1912. Located near the center of Georgia, Wheeler County is home to several flowing rivers and beautiful forests. The county was named after Joseph Wheeler, who was a Confederate War General. The total area of Wheeler County is 300 square miles, 295 of which is land, and 4.8 miles of which is water. The total population of Wheeler County is 7,995, including a veteran population of 445.
Home of the Ocmulgee and Oconee Rivers, Wheeler County has unlimited opportunities for aquatic activities. For swimming, boating, and water sports, the rivers in Wheeler County have got you covered! The rivers are home to a multitude of fish species, which make them excellent locations for avid fishermen. For a nice day out with family and friends, be sure to take advantage of the many picnic areas located along the Ocmulgee and Oconee Rivers. There are several convenient boat ramps located along the rivers.
The Little Ocmulgee State Park and Lodge is a great place to go camping or just enjoy a day outdoors. The park is 1,360 acres and features multiple campsites, a cottage, and a 60 room hotel/lodge. There is even a delicious, full-service restaurant located on site at the Little Ocmulgee State Park and Lodge. Also inside the park is an 18-hole golf course with all the amenities that an avid golfer needs! The park provides great views of the beautiful flora, including loblolly pines, magnolias, and willows.
For those looking to start a farm, there are numerous opportunities in Wheeler County. The healthy soil and great climate make for excellent crop-growing opportunities. Livestock thrives on the green landscapes of Wheeler County. The many fields and pastures in Wheeler County give you many places to choose from when starting a farm. VA Home Loan Centers can help you get farmland VA-approved!
The school district in Wheeler County consists of one elementary school and one middle/high school. There are several resources and after-school programs for children in Wheeler County. There are also many sports teams offered by the recreation department that children of all ages can utilize.
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Post 8536 Moye-Browning Post
5321 S Hwy 441
Alamo, GA 30411
Phone: (478) 463-3378
Meeting Location & Time
5321 S Highway 441
Alamo, GA 30411-2517
7:00 PM 1st Thursday
Quartermaster: Robert Blizzard
Commander: William Brown
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Wheeler County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
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