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Welcome to Jefferson ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jefferson has a population of 12,053 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Jefferson.
Jefferson is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Jefferson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Jefferson: (706) & (762)<4>
The ZIP code for Jefferson: 30549<5>
Websites for Jefferson ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.jacksoncountyga.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jefferson, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jefferson had an population of 12,053 people. This is an increase of 27.79% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson had a population of 9,432 people (or 15.59% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Jefferson the county's most populous community.
The population of Jefferson represents 0.1% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jefferson.
Adding Jefferson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jefferson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jefferson was
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jefferson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Jefferson ...
While we believe that this Jefferson is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Jefferson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Camden 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Jefferson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jefferson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021