Historic Places Database

This database contains historical information about named sites in Jefferson County, including buildings, roads, ditches, mountains, streams, and other natural and man-made sites and features. Each entry provides the site's location, name origin (if known), and a brief history.

The historical information presented was compiled from a variety of contemporary and secondary sources, and no interpretation of historical events is attempted or implied. Sources of the historical information are cited in each entry to assist users in pursuing further research.

Visit the Jefferson County Historical Commission page. Contact us with questions.

Access the Place Names Database.

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