Jefferson County


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Jefferson County was created from Burke and Warren counties on Feb. 20, 1796 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1796, p. 7). Georgia's 23rd county was named for former U.S. secretary of state and author of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson.

Jefferson County Place Names

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