Jackson, Georgia (Butts County)

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Jackson is a city in Butts CountyGeorgiaUnited States. The city is the county seat of Butts County. Jackon’s population was 5,045 at the 2010 census, up from 3,934 at the 2000 census.

Jackson was founded in 1826.  Much of Jackson was burned during the Civil War by the army of General William T. Sherman during his March to the Sea. In 1882, the first train arrived in Jackson, heralding a new era in transportation of people and goods.

During the 20th century, Jackson became a center for textile mills. Interstate 75 runs adjacent to the West side of Butts County.  Jackson is located in the center of Butts County and is 46 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta. Jackson has a total area of 6.3 square miles.

The racial makeup of the city was 53.71% White, 44.26% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races as of the 2000 census. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

Butts County is also home to the Georgia Department of Corrections diagnostic prison and Death Row.  Major employers in Butts County include the prison as well as Central Georgia EMC and Sylvan Grove Hospital.  Jackson is home to what many claim is the best barbeque in Georgia, Fresh Air Barbeque.
Butts County is a part of the Towaliga Judicial Circuit.  This circuit also includes Monroe County and Lamar County.
Hon. Thomas H. Wilson
Hon. William A. Fearsable Thomas H. Wilson

Ben F. Windham has been practicing in the Towaliga Circuit since 2001 and our main office is only ten miles from Jackson, Georgia.

WHAT TYPES OF CASES DOES BEN F. WINDHAM, P.C. HANDLE IN Butts cOUNTY?Ben F. Windham, P.C. Trial Attorneys has represented many citizens of Butts County in litigating personal injury, wrongful death and trucking accident cases.  Ben has also represented individuals in the Jackson, Georgia area in Consumer Protection cases. Visit windhamlaw.com to see the full list of types of cases we handle.

DOES IT HELP TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY THAT IS EXPERIENCED IN Butts COUNTY?Yes. Just like a lawyer from New York would have a tough time in a small Georgia town it is can serve as a disadvantage to a plaintiff seeking justice in the Butts County Courts with an attorney who is not familiar with the area.  Hire Ben F. Windham, P.C. if you or a loved one is injured in the Jackson, Georgia or surrounding areas of the Towaliga Judicial Circuit.