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Alcohol laws in Jefferson County, Georgia

The information on this page applies to unincorporated areas in Jefferson County. The laws in effect in incorporated places within Jefferson County may differ from what is shown here.

cities and towns in Jefferson County (click to expand)

Italics = census designated place


Hours of sale for liquor stores, gas stations, and supermarkets:

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In unincorporated areas in Jefferson County, Georgia, the sale of packaged liquor is prohibited.

The sale of packaged beer and wine is prohibited on Sunday. Packaged beer and wine may be sold between 6:00 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Election Day. On the day of any federal, state, or local election, packaged alcoholic beverages may not be sold until after the polls have closed.

Thanksgiving. The sale of packaged alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas. The sale of packaged alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Christmas Day.


Hours of sale for bars and restaurants:

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On-premises service of liquor is prohibited.

On-premises service of beer and wine is prohibited on Sunday. Beer and wine may be served between 6:00 a.m. and midnight, Monday through Saturday.

However, the following exceptions apply:

Election Day. On the day of any federal, state, or local election, alcoholic beverages may not be served until after the polls have closed.

Thanksgiving. On-premises service of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas. On-premises service of alcoholic beverages is prohibited on Christmas Day.