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Welcome to Lamar County!



Welcome to Lamar County, Georgia, a place of growth and development filled with tradition and small town values. Lamar County, with rolling landscapes and pecan and pine trees, is a fantastic place to raise your family, start your business, or establish an industry. Home is Just Better Here!

 Lamar County Notifications

 

Georgia County Officials Appointed to National Leadership Positions

NACo President Mary Ann Borgeson recently announced the 2019-2020 NACo Committee Presidential Appointments. Among her appointments were Lamar County Commissioner Nancy Thrash. Commissioner Thrash will serve on the following committees representing Lamar County.
Vice Chair Vice Chair Vice Chair Information Technology Telecommunications & Technology Veterans & Military Services
 
Please click on the link below to access the form for the Blue Reflective Light Signs: Blue 911 sign letter 2019
The Lamar County Recreation Department would like to announce to the public that as of November 1st the larger “yellow” playground area will be roped off and unavailable to the public. The playground has been a part of the Recreation Department for over 20 years. Many children have enjoyed countless hours of fun, laughter, and excitement on this equipment. However, it is time to move forward and bring to the next generation of children a more up-to-date playing structure. Our goal is to have the funding by February 2020 to begin installing new playground equipment. The new equipment will provide a safer playing structure. Our hope is to also have an area where the community will find a certified handicap swing. This will provide more families in our community the ability to enjoy our park. Moving forward with this project, the minimum amount needed to begin is $25,000.00. We have about half of this already allocated for the project and will be seeking grant opportunities to hopefully help with more funding. We are also reaching out to the community and local businesses and asking for you to partner with us. For more information on how to help see this project completed and be a part of moving Lamar County forward please contact Director Tiffany Lowe at 770.358.5800.
Notice to Property Owners and Occupants concerning visits to your Property. Georgia Law (OCGA § 48-5-264.1) requires property owners and occupants be provided reasonable notice prior to a site visit conducted by or on behalf of the Lamar County Board of Assessors In accordance with this law, please be advised that the Lamar County Appraisal Staff will be visiting properties in the North Western part of the County. The purpose of this visit will be to verify correctness of the improvements in our records. The appraiser will only gather necessary property information and take photographs. The appraiser will have a photo identification badge and will be driving an appropriately marked vehicle. If the appraiser is not allowed access to your property, estimations will be performed. If there is any question about the identity of the appraiser, or if there are any questions regarding the visit, do not hesitate to contact the Lamar County Assessor’s Office at 770-358-5161.
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