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Welcome to Briar Lakes ...

Briar Lakes is located in Oconee County<1>.

The location of Briar Lakes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Briar Lakes: Briar Lks.

Briar Lakes is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Briar Lakes lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Briar Lakes: (470)<4>, (678) and (770).

Communities near Briar Lakes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Briar Lakes.

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
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    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Briar Lakes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Winder [Barrow County]
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    • Winder [Barrow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Briar Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winder<6>
  • Monroe [Walton County]
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    • Monroe [Walton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Briar Lakes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<6>
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    • Jefferson [Jackson County]
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      • Jefferson [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Briar Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,490 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<6>
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
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      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Briar Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
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      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Briar Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
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      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Briar Lakes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
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    • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
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      • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Briar Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<6>
    • Statham [Barrow County]
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      • Statham [Barrow County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Briar Lakes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,880 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statham<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Briar Lakes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Briar Lakes.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Briar Lakes. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Briar Lakes.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Briar Lakes. See our Newspapers Page for Briar Lakes.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briar Lakes ...

Looking for more information about Briar Lakes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Briar Lakes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Briar Lakes.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Briar Lakes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Oconee County: www.oconeecounty.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Oconee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Briar Lakes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Briar Lakes, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Briar Lakes) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briar Lakes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9076, Longitude: -83.4879       In this case, the coordinates for Briar Lakes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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