Northeast Georgia Mountains / Dawsonville

Dawson County Historic Jail

54 GA Hwy. 53
Downtown Dawsonville
Dawsonville, GA 30534

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Located just off the square in downtown Dawsonville, visitors are welcome to come and tour the old prison cells and former living quarters of he county sheriff. Built in 1881, this building is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages