Founded in 1786, this city is the county seat and hometown of Lake Oconee. Greensboro is steeped in southern history and tradition, rich with elegant ante-bellum homes and churches. Greensboro's "Gaol" is one of the oldest penal structures in Georgia. The historical buildings in the downtown area are filled with enticing wares, featuring antiques, clothing, gifts, and jewelry. Lake Oconee features more than 400 miles of shoreline and is an outdoorsman’s paradise. Lake Oconee is home of 10 championship golf courses designed by some of the greatest golf course designers in the world!