Long recognized as an invaluable cultural and social resource, our historic
heritage can also be a powerful economic engine. Properly preserved and utilized, Georgia's Historic Hometowns
invite tourism, investment and jobs. Our goal as custodians is to promote and insure the healthy
future of Jefferson through education and the proper restoration and preservation of our Historic
The Jefferson Historic Preservation Commission was
created by the Historic Preservation Commission Ordinance of 1986.
The Commission consists of five members who are appointed by the governing body of the City of Jefferson.
Members of the Commission have a variety of duties. Among those duties are: Reviewing all Certificate
of Appropriateness applications, making recommendations to the city of any property
or structure that should be included in a historic district, and to
promote and encourage the preservation of historic buildings and properties.
Please visit their website to learn more about the Jefferson Historic Preservation Commission.