Historic Heartland / Athens

Old Athens Cemetery

350 S. Jackson St.
UGA Campus
Athens, GA 30602


Old Athens Cemetery, also known as Jackson Street Cemetery, is the oldest in the county, and is located on the grounds of the University of Georgia on Jackson Street. Athens' original burial ground of its earliest citizens, including two Revolutionary soldiers and early UGA President Dr. Moses Waddel. The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages