The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Preservation District was established by Congress in 1987.The legislation directs that the park be administered to
The National Park Service complements the fine work already accomplished by the citizens of Plains who initiated the efforts to preserve Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter's hometown.
For updates on park usage and statistics, or to get additional information on events, please contact the park.
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
(229) 824-4104 phone
Did You Know?
Jimmy Carter returned to Plains, Georgia, in 1953 following his father's death to manage the family's agribusiness. That year he earned less than $200. His limited income qualified him to move into an apartment in the town's housing project for low income families.