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Jefferson is a city in Jackson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after President Thomas Jefferson.
The latitude of Jefferson is 34.116N. The longitude is -83.572W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 751 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,182.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jefferson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30549 ZIP code.
8% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $18,456, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $410. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Public Library ... View libraries
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
Jefferson restaurants taking online reservations include The Carriage House ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Jefferson include Comfort Inn Jefferson.
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