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Homer, Georgia

Homer, Georgia

Homer, the county seat of Banks County, was incorporated on December 19, 1859. The city was named after Homer Jackson, a prominent early settler.

The Banks County courthouse, in Homer, is one of the four oldest courthouses in Georgia. The courthouse was built between 1860 and 1863 and the county used it until 1987, when it was restored. Today it houses historic exhibits, the Banks Chamber of Commerce and the Welcome Center.

Another historical site is the Banks County Jail that was built circa 1864-1880. The jail is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and still has the cells, bars on the windows and the “hanging trap” door.

Attractions and Entertainment

Lodging – Homer, Georgia – Hotels & Motels

Hotels, Motels in Homer, Georgia – Review hotel photos, maps and amenities. Make hotel reservations. Multiple hotels and motels are listed in the Homer, GA area.

Community and News

Banks County Chamber of Commerce – Between Atlanta and Greenville, Banks County is your oasis Where the Fun Shines.  Offering almost 1000 hotel rooms, stay here if you race cars, follow college sports, appreciate wonderful shopping, or love the outdoors.  With a ton of restaurants to meet any budget and taste you won’t leave Banks County hungry.

Government and Services

Health Services

Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Health System – Northeast Georgia Medical Center and Health System is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia.

Industry and Professional

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