Discover a special place nestled in the rolling foothills of the North Georgia mountains where you can spend a few hours, a few days or a lifetime. It’s a place called Jackson County; a place we call "incredible!"
Discover Jefferson - the county seat - named for our third president. Stop by the Jackson County Welcome Center at the newly restored Historic Courthouse. We’ll load you up with maps and information about all of Jackson County’s incredible historic sites and current events. While you’re in the neighborhood, you can go one block over and visit the Crawford W. Long Museum where anesthesia was born.
Play a round of golf, discover an award-winning outdoor agricultural museum and check out all our recreational choices. Discover the county’s talented artists. Our geocaching trail touches on the county’s colorful history and historic landmarks.
Take a tour down our winding scenic roads and discover rolling cattle and horse farms. Drive past Maysville’s stately Victorians. Discover each of our nine cities with their historic homes, antique shops filled with old-time treasures, and restored railroad depots.
Hungry? Discover restaurants sprinkled throughout the county with food choices to tempt any palate. American pubs, Italian, Mexican, Chinese, barbecue, true Southern cuisine? We have them all! Love to shop? Discover our outlet mall and small boutiques. Love motorsports? We have three area tracks.
Come and discover incredible Jackson County! A modern county that embraces its past.
From the Tumbling Waters of Hurricane Shoals Park to the historic Crawford W. Long Museum, to stepping back in time at the historic Shields-Ethridge farm, Jackson County has it all. Our Geo-Caching trail receives top ratings and showcases a little of everything we have to offer. Whether your fancy is for the arts, lush green pastures, historical sites, educational systems for your kids or just a wonderful place to sit at a sidewalk cafe enjoying the sights and sounds of a small town...come discover Jackson County, GA. We have it all! Tourism is all about you. Discover Jackson County and see why more and more people say, "I love Jackson County!"