Visit Jefferson Texas for fun on the Bayou.

This pre-civil war town has scenic streets, charming restaurants, quaint bed & breakfasts, historic hotels, RVs and picturesque landscapes. Jefferson, Texas is the perfect setting for your weekend getaway, wedding or any event.

Come to Jefferson and find out why the locals say... 

Jefferson, it just makes me happy.

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Jefferson, Texas

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Historical Markers

Jefferson has nearly 100 Historical Landmarks, many of which are also on the National Registry if Historic Places. Explore our markers or go on a tour of them using this interactive map.

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Tour Homes

Jefferson has several homes built before, during and right after the Civil War that are full of history. Available for tours with a group or individually. Contact the homes for days and times of tours.

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Historic Jefferson Walking Tour

Take a wonderful stroll past the historic homes, churches and attractions that give Jefferson it's history and old world charm. View pre-Civil War era structures that will transport you to a simpler time.

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Daphney S.

Just wanted to drop a little note and tell you how much we enjoyed the day we spent downtown. We are from Southern Illinois and had a very enjoyable day in Jefferson.

Joy T.

I love Jefferson. lts like stepping back in time. Everyone is so friendly and you can spend most of your time just looking at the beautiful historic homes.

Jonathan R.

Jefferson is my favorite town in Texas... Enchanting, friendly, and a refreshing escape from the modern world... I love this place, these people, and the old-fashioned spirit of the town!

Twyla S.

Jefferson is an incredible fantastic historical town and it was a pleasure to visit it! I would recommend this to anyone. Thank you for a lovely experience!

Chelsea G.

I used to live in Jefferson and I loved it. Now I try to visit as much as possible.

Danny W.

Jefferson has been my favorite get-a-way for many years.

Contact Us

Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau

305 E. Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657