Jackson, Mississippi - Facts & Figures
Named after Andrew Jackson, Jackson is the state capital and most populous city in Mississippi. Jackson offers over 300 fine restaurants, 49 comfortable hotels and inns, more than 65 annual events and 19 museums. The city's slogan is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with South." Forbes magazine ranked Jackson # 3 out of America's 100 largest metro areas for the best "Bang For Your Buck".
- Population: 173,707
- Industries: Construction, Health care, Educational services, Accommodation and food services, Public administration, Finance and insurance, Social assistance, Professional, scientific, and technical services
- Area Codes: 601
- ZIP Codes: 39201, 39202, 39203, 39204, 39205, 39206, 39207, 39208, 39209, 39210
- Surrounding Cities: Flowood, Pearl, Richland, Clinton, Ridgeland, Byram, Madison, Brandon