Jefferson Homes for Sale
Jefferson Georgia is located in Jackson County and home to about 11,000 residents. It is the county seat of Jackson founded back in 1800, the same here the seat of Jackson County was transferred to Jefferson from Clarks Borough. It was incorporated as a town in 1806 and a city in 1896, appropriately named after Thomas Jefferson. Read on below the listings for more information on Jefferson and making your relocation to Jefferson seamless.
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Listing information last updated on August 11, 2020 at 3:30 AM EST.
More About Jefferson
Jefferson is about one hour or 61 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. It's accessible along Highway 129, Highway 11, or the Jefferson bypass. It offers low unemployment rates, moderate median income, and the median home price of about $204,000. This 200+-year-old community in Northeast Georgia is a picturesque scene among the gently rolling hills of the Piedmont Mountain region of Georgia. Dotted with small farms and lakes, Jefferson has made the transition from agriculture to textiles to a balance of commercial and industrial businesses. The economic opportunities in Jefferson far exceeded neighboring towns and communities and the highly ranked Jefferson City school system offers top-rated and award-winning schools with high achievements and test scores. The low cost of living, affordable homes, and excellent schools all add to the desirability and attractiveness of this community.
Things to Do in Jefferson
Main St., Jefferson hosts a variety of community events and festivals throughout the year including concerts on the square, Christmas parades, and farmers markets. The picturesque downtown offers local shops and restaurants and the Crawford W Long Museum, highlighting the life and medical career of Dr. Long, the first to use either as anesthesia in 1842. Jefferson, of course, is also home to the historic Jackson County Courthouse and the Jefferson Memorial Stadium, a host of the Boys State Track Olympics each spring.
Jefferson is known for its rich history displayed most predominantly in the Shields Etheridge farm. This outdoor agricultural Museum functions as an educational and interpretive facility founded back in 1994 designed to preserve existing historical buildings on its 152 acres. The black pot cooking Festival is an annual event featuring locally grown and sustainably sourced produce, community barbecue, and cookoff.
Crow's Lake is another landmark featuring an obstacle course, disc golf, fishing, treehouse, and the site of multiple 5K and 10K marathons and triathlons each year.
Jefferson is one of those hidden gems in Jackson County richly steeped in history and culture. If you'd like to know more about Jefferson, Jefferson real estate, or relocating to this fantastic part of the country, contact me below. Browse all available listings above and don't hesitate to call for more details or to schedule a showing.
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