Commerce is a city in northeastern Georgia. Located in Jackson County, it is home to approximately 7,000 people and has a land area of 11.8 square miles. The town was incorporated in 1884 as the city of Harmony Grove but voted to change the name to Commerce in 1909. Two events from the history of Commerce are that the states first school for girls, the Harmony Grove Female Academy, was established here in 1824 and that Commerce was the setting for Olive Ann Burns’ novel “Cold Sassy Tree," published in 1984.
Homebuyers looking at houses for sale in Commerce will appreciate the town’s rural charm. Commerce is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and boasts an assembly of 19th and 20th century industrial and business buildings in its historic downtown. The town also houses the Commerce Cultural Center, where performing arts, community theatre, and special events are held; along with several golf courses, the Atlanta Dragway, which holds drag races throughout the year, a family fun center, and a name-brand outlet mall for shopping. With Interstate 85 traveling through the northwestern portion of the city, residents also have convenient access to the city of Atlanta for dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Houses for sale in Commerce have floor plans starting at less than 1,000 square feet and growing to over 4,000 square feet of livable space. Architectural styles including Colonial, Craftsman, and Cape Cod may be available to purchase. Homes on acreage with views of wide-open spaces, lakefront homes, and homes in quiet neighborhoods within walking distance of downtown are all found for sale in Commerce. The town of Commerce is a community of affordable residences set in a rural landscape, an ideal place for raising a family and living the good life. If you are interested in any of the houses for sale in Commerce, please call us today.