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Welcome to Jackson ...
The town of Jackson is located in East Feliciana Parish.
The location of Jackson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Jackson refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Jackson has a population of 3,725 people<3> (see below for details).
Jackson is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Jackson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Jackson is located in the (225) area code.
The ZIP code for Jackson: 70748<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jackson had a population of 3,842 people (which is 18.96% of the total population of East Feliciana Parish). This makes Jackson the parish's most populous community.
The population of Jackson represents 0.08% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 79th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,842 people, the population of Jackson decreased 6.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,130 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Jackson had an population of 3,725 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.81% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jackson.
Communities near Jackson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the South (S) of Jackson
Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Jackson
Located in East Baton Rouge Parish
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Jackson
Located in Pointe Coupee Parish
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Jackson
Located in West Feliciana Parish
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Jackson
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jackson
Located in Amite County (MS)
Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Jackson
Located in Wilkinson County (MS)
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jackson
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jackson
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jackson
To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Jackson.
Communities Also Named Jackson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 73 communities that are also named Jackson - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (7), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jackson.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jackson:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jackson ...
Looking for more information about Jackson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Jackson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jackson.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 16 Sep 2019