History of Sheriff's Office

  • 37 elections have been held since 1868

  • 21 individuals have held the title of Sheriff in Oconee County

  • Longest serving Sheriff:

    • James Singleton 20 years (1993-2012)

    • Sam Hunnicutt 16 years (1932-1948)

    • Earl Holcombe 12 years (1981-1992)

  • 3 individuals elected to non-consecutive terms

    • James Robins (1868-1873) and (1877-1884)

    • Warren Moss (1888-1892) and (1896-1900)

    • William Kay (1904-1912) and (1924-1928)