The Oconee County Tourism Department acts as a professional destination marketing organization committed to promoting the area’s facilities, attractions and events as a destination for visitors year-round, resulting in overnight stays, an increase in business activity and the improved quality of life for Oconee County.
2015 Oconee County Tourism Impact:
- Supports 392 jobs
- Produced $9.98 million in payroll
- $39.8 million in direct tourist spending
- Created $170 million in state tax revenues
- Generated $1.05 million in local tax revenues
On an average day in Oconee County tourists spent $109,041 daily on tourism related expenses.