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Council Meeting
Date: First Monday of each month
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Bogart City Hall


 
 

             

Bogart’s Mission Statement
“Believe in Bogart” is our heartfelt message in promoting our City in everything we do. We will do this by providing citizens with excellence in all services.

Our Leadership Team is committed to be fiscally responsible; to work in tandem with our County and neighboring governments; and always demonstrate integrity and respect in carrying out our shared responsibilities. We will strive to behave in a manner that reflects the above values with being accountable to our Citizens whom we serve and to each other in promoting a team spirit for the betterment of our City.

Welcome to Bogart
Our town was first named Osceola after a famous Seminole Indian. Osceola was born in 1803 on the Tallapoosa River in Georgia, then a part of the Creek Indian territory. Osceola led the Seminole Indians in Florida during the Second Seminole War, which began in 1835.This area of Ga.. was first inhabited mainly by revolutionary soldiers in the late 1790's who had received land for their services. In June of 1890, the railroad drew a map of Osceola, listing it as a square town, with the railroad located in the center. Osceola’s name had to be changed in 1892 when it was discovered another town in Terrell County, Ga. had the same name. The name was changed to Bogart, after a Mr. Bogart, a respected gentleman in the Railroad Agency. The City of Bogart was officially incorporated in 1905. Bogart became a thriving small town with several stores including a bank, mercantile store, drug store, boarding house, railroad depot, blacksmith shops, three cotton gins, a post office, gristmills, and a school at the Baptist Church. The town of Bogart was once in Franklin County, then Jackson, Clarke, and then Oconee County. Today Bogart is positioning itself for growth with aggressive projects for downtown sewer, streetscapes and user friendly access to the Bogart Sports Recreation Complex. There are several community wide events that take place each year that encourage citizens to get 

                    

 Bogart wishes you a great 2014!