Historic Archives


What's in the Archive Center for you?

  • Mortgage Records
  • Tax Digests dating back to 1797
  • Civil Court Dockets
  • Individual Court Dockets
  • Superior Court Minutes
  • Family Histories
  • Photographs from Jackson County's history
  • Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers ready to help you with your research!

We have lockers for you to store your personal items in during your visit.

To download the procedures for use, please click on the file below.

Helpful websites for your archive adventures...


Jackson County GA GenWeb. Lots of information on this site for your Jackson County GA interests.

  1. Welcome Center

    Physical Address
    Jackson County Historic Courthouse
    85 Washington St
    Jefferson, GA 30549


Phone: 706-387-7684

Archive Center Hours

Mon - Fri (or by appointment)
usually 10am - 3pm (but call ahead so we can make sure an Archive Specialist is here to help you)

  1. Dawn Arrowood

    Historic Courthouse Welcome Center Coordinator
    Phone: 706-387-7685