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Lincolnton-Lincoln County, Georgia surrounded by Clarks Hill Lake - Lake Thurmond,

has earned the name "Georgia's Freshwater Coast".

Rural Lincolnton-Lincoln County, Georgia has both room to explore and room to grow with 164,500 acres bordered by more than 400 miles of shoreline (in just Lincoln County alone) on the beautiful Clarks Hill Lake - Lake Thurmond  bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Broad, and Little Rivers. Lincoln County, Georgia is truly a Paradise for Sportsmen, Farm-to-Table Farmers, small and large Businesses, and growing Families. Lincoln County, Georgia schools rank top in the State, to include recognition as home of the National Beta of School of Merit.


Clarks Hill Lake - Lake Thurmond offers endless opportunities for fun and relaxation on its shores: boating, kayaking, water-skiing, swimming, and fishing (with numerous public-access ramps available). For the hunting enthusiast, Lincoln County has some of the finest hunting anywhere in the South. Each year trophy size deer, quail, turkey, squirrel, duck and geese are taken in abundance from thousands of woodland acres. Additional Lincoln County, Georgia perks include golfing, horse-back riding, hiking, camping, and RV-ing (watch for the upcoming Motor Coach & RV Resort Sites along our Soap Creek Marina Shores)!


Lincoln County, GA is also the destination site of numerous Freshwater Lakeside Parks to include (but not limited to): Georgia Freshwater Campgrounds - Cherokee Day Park (with 24-hour Boat Ramp), Clay Hill Campground, Hester Ferry Campground, and Broad River Campground (with nearby River Rapids); year-round YMCA Camp Lakeside (over 100-acres and Event Rental Space); Soap Creek Marina (with Cabin Rentals & Care Free Boat Club Rentals and Williemacs Lakeside Steak & Seafood Restaurant); Amity Recreational Area (launching site of Raysville Marina's Freedom Blast Fireworks every July); and  Elijah Clark State Park (over 400-acres) located on the western shore of Clarks Hill Lake - Lake Thurmond. In addition to kayak/canoeing, fishing, camping and swimming activities, a museum inside Elijah Clark State Park also offers Colonial-Life demonstrations with memorials of Revolutionary War hero Elijah Clarke and his wife. Lincoln County Historical Society (located on Lincolnton's Lumbar Street) also hosts numerous historical tours, presentations, and November's ever popular Annual Pioneer Days (where you can step back in time and experience Pioneer Inventions and Wares created by historically-dressed Volunteers).

Lincolnton - Lincoln County, Georgia  hosts numerous Events and Festivals through-out the year including (but not limited to) the Downtown Family-Friendly Mardi Gras Street Festival in March; two three-day Lewis Family Bluegrass Festivals (featuring Nationally known local musicians: Little Roy & Lizzie Music Festival and Jeff & Sheri Easter Homecoming Music Festival) during the first two weekends of May; the Road Chevy Legends Bike, Car & Truck Show mid May; the Red, White & Blue: 1st of July Patriotic Festival; Community-wide favorite Lincoln County High School Red Devil Football in the Fall; upcoming  Soul & Soil: Music on a Mission (hosted by Garden City Jazz) in October-November; Lincoln County Historical Society's Annual Pioneer Day Country Crafts Festival followed by Light-Up Lincolnton the weekend before Thanksgiving; and the Downtown Lincolnton Christmas Parade with Holidays in Olde Lincoln Towne Festival in early December.

Come Explore Lincoln County, Georgia...Play Lincolnton...Live Lincolnton...Work Lincolnton!

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The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber Community Philosophy

• Promoting Local businesses & Inspiring Community Involvement

• Bringing together Lincoln County's diverse cultures, nurturing creative ventures, encouraging local farm-to-table projects, and

     supporting: Lincolnton-Lincoln County, our neighboring communities, our home state of Georgia, and made-in-the USA businesses

• Helping our community grow and flourish in all age groups and all cultures

• Tapping into Lincoln County's blended culture: sharing its education, sports, talent, heart, camaraderie, and (of courseLake-Life!

The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce accomplishes its mission through programs that include local businesses, industrial relations, community development, event promotions, strategic planning, membership development, public affairs, and community education. 


Your local Chamber offers Members many opportunities to get involved in making the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Community the best place to live in Georgia.

Lincolnton: Georgia's Freshwater Coast!

Upcoming Events

  • Back Paddle Brewing's BEER4GOOD Music Festival
    Sat, Apr 22
    American Legion Post 194 Fair Grounds
    2023 TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE at Craft Beer, Local Food, Live Music!! Saturday Apr. 22nd 12noon-10pm. GA-SC Music Artists: Ray Fulcher, She & She, Reedy River String Band, Mamie Lew, Faulty Plowers, The Tandem, Crawford & Colt
  • 9th Little Roy and Lizzie Music Festival
    Thu, May 04
    The Lewis Family Homeplace
    2023 TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE at for their May 4th, 5th, & 6th BlueGrass Festival in Lincolnton, Georgia!!
  • Jeff & Sheri Easter's Blue Grass Festival
    Thu, May 11
    The Lewis Family Home Place
    2023 TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE at for 14th Annual Homecoming in Lincolnton, GA on Mother's Day Weekend 2023! May 11th, 12th & 13th

Join the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce

Inquiries, suggestions & volunteers?


Chamber Chairman Wendi Qualls

Chamber Vice-chairman

(Position available

for Chamber Member Business Members)

Volunteers/ Nominees please email:


Chamber Treasurer Lisa Willingham

Chamber Secretary Chandler Hutton

Chamber Events Director Tootsie Wright

Chamber Marketing Director 

(Position available

for Chamber Member Business Members)

Volunteers/ Nominees please email:

Chamber Membership Director Randy Powell

Chamber Workforce Development Cortney Elam-Davis

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