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We are glad you chose Butts County, “Georgia’s Outdoor Capital”. Stay a few hours or a lifetime, and your time in Butts County will be rewarding and unforgettable!

RECENT NEWS

What's Going On In Butts County

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Public Hearing Notice: Approval of Commission and School Board Redistricting Maps

Notice of Public Hearing The Butts County Board of Commissioners and the Butts County Board of Education will hold a joint public hearing on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 6:00 PM in Courtroom B of the County Administrative Office Building, 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia. The purpose of the meeting is to receive public […]

January 2022 Public Hearing Notices

Know all persons by these presents: The following notices of Public Hearings for the month of January, 2022 are hereby published: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS REGARDING AMENDMENT TO THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ORDINANCE The Butts County Board of Commissioners will conduct a series of Public Hearings for the purpose of considering the matter listed below. […]

Butts County Receives Prestigious GFOA Award of Excellence

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has announced that Butts County has been awarded the prestigious “Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting”. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government […]

Position Available: Senior Center Activity Aide (Part Time)

Senior Center Activity Aide (Part-Time) The Butts County Senior Center is seeking a part-time Activity Aide to assist the Activity Coordinator in implementing daily, weekly, and monthly activities/life enrichment programs. We are looking for a dependable, energetic person with customer service skills, who works with a minimum of supervision and exercises excellent independent judgment; speaks […]

As the geographic center of population in Georgia, Butts County is truly the heart of our state because we are about people. What is it that sets us apart from so many others? Location. History. Natural Resources. Tourism and fun things to do. Interesting and caring people. While we may be small in size, we are big on all of these things!

 

First, we have great location! We’re on Interstate 75 between Macon and Atlanta, and while we benefit from the synergy of these two large cities, we have been able to maintain our small town charm and natural vistas. We have two access points to the interstate with prime industrial and commercial land located at both interchanges, available for development, as well as access to rail lines from Norfolk Southern Railroad. Georgia highways 16, 36, 42 and 87 all converge in Jackson, as well as US Highway 23. When it comes to location, we have it!

Welcome to the Film Industry!
Butts County is a Georgia Camera Ready Community and was one of the earliest counties to meet the qualifications for being designated by the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office. The Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office launched the Camera Ready Communities program in 2010 to train and certify Georgia counties to work effectively with production companies and provide local, one-on-one assistance in every aspect of production, from location scouting and film permits to traffic control, catering and lodging.

When it comes to filming for movies or television, location is everything and we feature a number of sites suitable for filming and conducive to production needs. Our natural vistas, scenic locations and historical sites combined with our close proximity to Atlanta and an international airport offers a combination of location and logistical support that is hard to find in other parts of Georgia. Additionally, we have played host to film companies shooting location footage for films that will be introduced at various film festivals.

If you are interested in filming in Butts County, please contact our Camera Ready Film Office Liaison and we will be happy to assist you in providing information, local contact information, logistics and permitting procedures. Our contact information is:

Butts County Camera Ready Film Office
625 W. Third Street, Suite 4
Jackson, Georgia 30233
770-775-8038

J. Michael Brewer
Government Relations Director
Camera Ready Liaison
jmbrewer@buttscounty.org

 

To Visit our Film and Tourism Website, go to: www.jacksonbuttscounty.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

MEETINGS, EVENTS & THINGS TO DO

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Commission Meeting
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MEETING SCHEDULE The Butts County Board of Commissioners holds a public meeting monthly on the second Monday of each month. Meetings are held in the County Administrative Office Building, Courtroom B located at 625 West 3rd Street Jackson, Georgia 30233 Meetings begin at 6 p.m.   **All meetings are open to the public. , ...
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Planning Commission Meeting
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ABOUT THE PLANNING COMMISSION The Planning Commission has the principal duty of acting as an advisory body to Council. MEETING SCHEDULE The Planning Commission usually (but not always) holds a public meeting once a month on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings are  held at the County Administrative Office Buildi , ...
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Martin Luther King Day Holiday
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