Louisville, Georgia Information:

Louisville is a city in center of Jefferson County, Georgia. Louisville was once the state capital of the state of Georgia and is now the county seat of Jefferson County, a county on the eastern side of the state. In fact, the Jefferson County Courthouse stands on the site on Georgia’s first permanent capitol building. The city is southwest of Augusta and is on the Ogeechee River. Although the name is of French origin, the proper pronunciation is “Lewis-ville.”

Louisville’s historic, open-sided market house is still standing in the center of the town and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, at one time this market sold far]rm produce, household goods, and slaves.

In 2010, the population of Louisville was 2,493, but estimates from the year 2016 show a decrease in the population to 2,383 residents.

In 2018, Louisville ranked #4,1071 out of 14,354 of the “Places with the Lowest Cost of Living in America,” #7,107 out of 15,359 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia,” #7,509 out of 12,608 of the “Best Places to Retire in America, #84 out of 446 of the “Places with the Lowest Cost of Living in Georgia,” #166 out of 283 of the “Best Places to Retire in Georgia,” and #273 out of 451 of the “Most Diverse Places to Live in Georgia.”

Louisville, Georgia receives a livability index of 49, placing the city in the 49th percentile and ranking #597 in the state of Georgia and #28,078 in the United States. The average livability index in the state of Georgia is 61 and the average in the United States is 64 so the city of Louisville has a much lower livability index than either the state or the national average.ail.com

When we speak about the factors that make up the livability index, Louisville, Georgia scores weill in the areas of: cost of living and weather; however, it does poorly in the areas of amenities, crime, education, employment, and housing.

Facebook Page for Louisville, Georgia:

Facebook Page for Louisville Georgia – History and Hospitality:

The Mayor of Louisville, Georgia is Mayor Larry Morgan. Mayor Morgan can be reached at 478-625-6166 or 478-625-4040

The CIty of Louisville City Hall
1101 Peachtree Street
Louisville, Georgia 30434
478-625-3166 or 478-625-4044
Fax: 478-625-8928

Crime in Louisville, Georgia:

There were 132 reported total crimes in Louisville, which translates to 5,658 total crimes per 100,000 residents. This is higher than both the Georgia state average of 3,402 total crime per 100,000 people in Louisville, and higher than the national average of 2,837 total crimes for every 100,00 residents. 4,289 crimes for every 100,000 residents.

In terms of violent crimes, there were 12 total violent crimes reported in Louisville or 514 violent crimes per 100,000 citizens in Louisville. The state average in Georgia is 398 violent crimes for every 100,000 persons and the national average is 386 violent crimes per 100,000 citizen, This means that the city of Louisville has a higher rate of violent crimes than either the state or the national average.

Property crimes are also higher in Louisville, Georgia. There are 5,144 property crimes per 100,000 people in Louisville, while the average in the state of Georgia is 3,005 crimes for every 100,000 citizens. The national average is 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 individuals.

As of March of 2018, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in the city of Louisville, and the ratio of number of residents to the number of sex offenders is 146 to 1.

Facts about crime in Louisville, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Louisville is 99% higher than the national average;
  • Louisville, Georgia is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Louisville, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Louisville has increased by 18%.

    Louisville, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Louisville Police Department
    1011 Peachtree Street
    Louisville, GA 30434
    Emergency: 911

    Other Information about Louisville Police:

    The Chief of the Louisville Police Department is Chief Jimmy Miller.

    In 2015, there were seven (7) full-time law enforcement employees in the Louisville Police Department, six (6) of whom were police officers. This mean that the ratio of citizens to police officers in Louisville in 2015 2.56 officers for every 1,000 officers. That same year the Georgia state average was 2,49 officers for every 1,000 residents.

    Open Records Request in Louisville, Georgia

    To file an Open Records Request, you may do so in writing and mail or hand deliver it to the Clerk of Superior Court, Anne L. Durden, who can be reached at 478-625-7922.

    Jefferson County Courthouse
    Open Records Request
    P.O. Box 72
    Louisville, GA 30434

    Jefferson County Commissioners
    Open Records’ Request
    P.O.Box 658
    Louisville, GA 30434

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Louisville, Georgia:

    The Sheriff of Jefferson County is Sheriff Gary Hutchins who has been in office since January 1, 1993. Sheriff Hutchins can be reached at 478-625-7538.

    Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
    911 Clarks Mill Road
    Louisville, GA 30434
    Emergency: 911

    Sheriff’s Office Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 72
    Louisville, GA 30434

    Sex Offender Registry for Jefferson County, Georgia:

    Facebook Page for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office:

    Jefferson County Jail Division
    911 Clarks Mill Road
    Louisville, GA 30434
    Phone: 478-345-7077
    Fax: 478-625-4036

    For a copy of the inmate handbook that is given to family and friends of those incarcerated in the Jefferson County Jail:

    Programs available to inmates at the Jefferson County Jail, include:

  • G.E.D. Program; and
  • Volunteer Church Services.

    Only certain bonding companies that are authorized to provide bonding services to those in the Jefferson County Detention Center. Staff is prohibited from making recommendations and calling the Jefferson County Jail will only get you transferred to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Website and/or the local phone directory.

    The authorized bonding companies for the Jefferson County Jail are:

  • Anytime Bail Bonding – 478-625-3711;
  • Evans and Son Bonding – 478-625-8713; and
  • Jefferson Bail Bonding – 478-625-3028.


    Inmates are allowed to have three (3) adults and three (3) 13-16 year-old children as potential visitors when they are booked into the Jefferson County Jail. Visitors must bring a government issued photo ID to visit someone in the Jefferson County Jail. Inmates are given a 1-30 minute slot for visitation on each day.

    Hours of visitation are as follows:

  • Visitation is on Tuesday and Sunday from 1-3 p.m., and from 6:30-9:00 p.m. for Dorms A, B, C, D.; and
  • Visitation is on Wednesday and Saturday from 2:00 p.m., – 3:00 p.m., and from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. for Dorm’s E and F.

    Most Wanted in Jefferson County, Georgia:

    Please call 478-625-7538 or 478-625-4014 if you have any information.

    If you think that you may have a warrant in Jefferson County, Georgia, you are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 478-625-7538.

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