COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1836
COUNTY NAMED FOR: William Jasper, a hero of the American Revolution who was killed attempting to plant the American colors at the storming of Savannah in 1779.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:
Same as the county.
Three - 1837, 1854, and 1889
STANDING: One -1889 courthouse, which has been atered extensively over the years.
Additions were complete in 1934 and 1960,
and the original clock tower was removed in 1957. The building now has a Neoclassical appearance.