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Welcome to Jefferson ...

Jefferson is located in Camden County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jefferson has a population of 12,032 people<3> (see below for details).

Jefferson is near sea level<4>.

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

Jefferson is within the boundaries of the (912) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 12,032 people. This is an increase of 27.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 214.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson had a population of 9,432 people (which is 18.67% of the total population of Camden County).

The population of Jefferson represents 0.1% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people).

With a 2010 count of 9,432 people, the population of Jefferson increased 146.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,825 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jefferson.

Communities Also Named Jefferson ...

While we believe that this Jefferson is located in Camden County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Jefferson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson and Putnam County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 58 communities that are also named Jefferson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Mississippi (2), Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jefferson.

Communities near Jefferson ...

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

  • Woodstock [Charlton County] - Historic
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    • Woodstock [Charlton County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Jefferson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,039 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Saint Marys [Camden County]
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    • Saint Marys [Camden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marys<6>
  • Kingsland [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsland
    • Kingsland [Camden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,292 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsland<6>
  • Folkston [Charlton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folkston
    • Folkston [Charlton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jefferson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folkston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Folkston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ella Park [Camden County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ella Park
      • Ella Park [Camden County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jefferson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ella Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Nahunta [Brantley County]
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      • Nahunta [Brantley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nahunta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nahunta<6>
    • Homeland [Charlton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homeland
      • Homeland [Charlton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jefferson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homeland
    • Greenville [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Jefferson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Scotchville [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotchville
      • Scotchville [Camden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Jefferson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotchville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotchville
    • London Hill [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for London Hill
      • London Hill [Camden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Jefferson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for London Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on London Hill

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 Jefferson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jefferson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jefferson. 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 Jefferson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jefferson ...

Looking for more information about Jefferson? 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 Jefferson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jefferson.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Camden County: www.co.camden.ga.us/

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 Camden, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jefferson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jefferson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jefferson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jefferson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9666, Longitude: -81.7901       In this case, the coordinates for Jefferson 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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