Dawson County Historic Jail

NE Georgia Mountains

Dawson County Historic Jail

Dawson County Historic Jail

54 GA Hwy. 53
Downtown Dawsonville
Dawsonville, GA 30534



Located just off the square in downtown Dawsonville, this historic building houses the local Welcome Center and Chamber offices. 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. Office hours are M-F 8am-5pm.
  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


Dawson County Historic Jail Photos