Jefferson County (081)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Jefferson County was created on Feb. 20, 1796.

The county seat is in Louisville, GA.,
and the county is 529.6 Square Miles in area.

  FIPS Code: 13163

  Information about Jefferson County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Jefferson County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Jefferson County.


There are 27 Historic Markers in Jefferson County.

Bartow   -    R16
  within Heritage Square Park, next to the former train depot (now the Bartow Museum), Depot Street, Bartow, GA WMVREV      

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  Courthouse in Louisville, US 1 WM6HCY   

Blue Star Memorial Highway   -   GCG 
  McCollum Public Library, US 1 in north part of Wrens WM6HEX   

Capitol at Louisville --
  -   WPA 1 B-6
  Jefferson County Court House - removed      

Crossing the Ogeechee River   -    L20
  Marker can be reached from T E Buchanan Road 0.3 miles north of U.S. 221, Louisville, GA      

Galphinton   -   GHM 081-15
  Ga 78/Ga 17 at the Ogeechee River - Replaced      

General Wood's Fort   -   GHM 081-8
  US 319 east of Bartow WM6H6Z   

Louisville, Georgia 1786-1986   -   FAPL 
  Near market on US 1, downtown Louisville WM6HDD   

Market House   -   GHM 081-1
  At old Market, US 1, Louisville, GA WMF1YC   

Old Quaker Road   -   GHM 081-5
  US 1 at Old Quaker Road in north section of Wrens WM6HEY   

Old Savannah Road   -   GHM 053-8
  US 1/Ga 4 just N of the Jefferson/Emanuel County line WMNV52   

Old Savannah Road   -   GHM 081-9
  US 319/US 221 about 1.5 miles S of Bartow near Nails Creek WM6H6B   

Old State Capitol   -   GHM 081-2
  Courthouse on US 1 in Louisville WM6HCW   

Old Town Plantation   -   GHM 081-16
  Ga 17, about 8 miles southeast of Louisville WM6HBA   

Rocky Comfort Creek   -   GHM 081-11
  US 221/Ga 24 1 mile southeast of Louisville at creek WM6HDF   

Roger Lawson House-1759   -   GHM 081-7
  On 5th street in the west edge of Louisville - removed      

Site First Permanent Capitol of Georgia   -    
  directly in front of Jefferson County Courthouse on US 1 in Louisville, Georgia. WM6HD6   

Site of Fort Wood   -   PWA 
  Heritage Square in Bartow WM6H6Y   

Slave Market   -   GHM 081-1
  US 1/Ga 4 in Louisville - Replaced      

Spier's Turnout   -   GHM 081-13
  US 221/US 319 in park at the south edge of Bartow WM6H6E   

Sylvan Grove   -   GHM 081-12
  Ga 296 at Upper Fenn's Bridge Rd 4 miles S of Stapleton WM6HDR   

The 20th Corps   -   GHM 081-14
  Intersection of Bus US 1 and US 319 in Wadley WM6H70   

The March to the Sea   -   GHM 081-4
  Ga 88 at Ga 171 in Grange WM6HDN   

The Ogeechee River   -   GHM 081-6
  US 221/Ga24 at the Ogeechee River, Louisville, GA   

The Sacking of Louisville   -    L21
  113 East Broad Street, Louisville, GA      

Ways Baptist Church and Stellaville School   -   GHS 81.1
  at 4991 Campground Rd, Wrens WM6HF0   

Yazoo Fraud   -   GHM 081-3
  Courthouse in Louisville WM6HCV   


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.