Jefferson, GA Real Estate - Jackson County
Jackson County is a progressive community strategically located on Interstate 85 about an hour from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and downtown Atlanta. Jackson County is a business friendly, forward thinking and family oriented community. Jackson County is home to twelve business/industrial parks, three exceptional public school systems, numerous historical landmarks and quality recreational venues.
The cities of Jackson County include Commerce, Jefferson, and Maysville. Other incorporated towns in the county are Arcade, Braselton, Hoschton, Nicholson, Pendergrass and Talmo. The historic districts of Braselton, Commerce, Jefferson, Maysville, and Talmo are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Notable residents have included novelist Olive Ann Burns, Georgia governor Lamartine Hardman, and physician Crawford Long.
Places of interest include Chateau Elan, a 3,500-acre winery and resort in Braselton, and the Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm, an outdoor living history museum.
According to the 2010 U.S. census, the population of Jackson County is 60,485, an increase from the 2000 population of 41,589.
Due to the exceptional location, low cost of living and available land, Jackson County continues to improve the quality of life for their residents and maintain a community enriched with history, opportunity and a strong sense of place.
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