Nicholson, Georgia, Information:

Nicholson is a city in eastern Jackson County, Georgia. It is known for being the hometown of country singer Kenny Rogers and the annual Daisy Festival which is held the first weekend in May. In 2010, the census determined the population of Nicholson to be 1,696; but in 2016 the population was estimated to be around 1,724 residents.

The livability score in Nicholson is 70, higher than the Georgia state average of 67 and the national average of 66.
Factors which contribute to the livability index include:

  • Crime – “A”
  • Weather – “A’
  • Education “B”
  • Cost of Living – “B”
  • Amenities – “D”
  • Housing “D” and
  • Employment “F”

    Facebook Page for the city of Nicholson, Georgia:

    The Mayor of Nicholson is Jan Webster who can be reached via email at

    Nicholson City Hall
    175 Lakeview Drive
    Nicholson, GA 30565

    Nicholson, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

    The total crime rate in the city of Nicholson, Georgia was 1,576 total crimes per 100,000 residents. This rate is lower than the rate in the state of Georgia where the state average is 3,402 crimes per 100,000 individuals and the national average of 2,837 crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

    We can break it down further into violent crime, which includes rape, murder, assault, and robbery, in which case Nicholson has 184 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, a rate that is lower than both the state average of 398 violent crimes per 100,000 individuals and the national average of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 citizens. When it comes to property crimes, burglary, theft, and auto theft, there were an estimated 1,392 property crimes for every 100,000 residents in Nicholson, Georgia. The Georgia state average is 3,005 property crimes per 100,000 residents and the U.S. average is 2,451 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens.

    As of February 2018, there were 14 registered sex offenders living within the borders of Nicholson, Georgia.

    Facts about crime in Nicholson, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Nicholson is 44% lower than the national average;
  • Nicholson is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States;
  • You have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming the victim of any crime in Nicholson; and
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Nicholson has not changed.

    Nicholson, Georgia Police Department Address:

    To the best of my understanding, there is no police department in Nicholson, Georgia. The town must contract with the county and/or local towns to provide the citizens with police protection.

    Open Records Request in Nicholson, Georgia, Georgia

    For a records request in Jackson County, Georgia, you should fill out this form:

    and mail it to:

    Jackson County Board of Commissioners
    Attention: County Clerk
    67 Athens Street
    Jefferson, GA 30549

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

    The Sheriff of Jackson County is Sheriff Janis Mangum who can be reached at 706-367-8718 or via email at

    Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
    67 Athens Street
    Jefferson, GA 30549

    Facebook Page for Jackson County Sheriff’s Office:

    For the sex offender registry of Jackson County, Georgia:

    The Captain of the Jackson County Jail is Captain Kelle Patterson who can be reached at 706-367-8718 or by email at The Assistant Jail Commander is Jonni Arwood who can be reached at 706-367-8718 or at

    Jackson County Jail
    555 Stan Evans Drive
    Jefferson, GA 30549

    For a list of current inmates at the Jackson County Jail:

    For a list of rules regarding inmate visitation at the Jackson County Jail:

    Most Wanted in Jackson County:

    If you think that you may have a warrant in Jackson County, Georgia you should call the Sheriff’s Office immediately at 706-367-1199.

    If you have information on a fugitive, you are welcome to call and give information on the anonymous tip line at 706-367-3764.

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