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Welcome to Jackson ...

The town of Jackson is located in Aiken County<1>.

When the people of Jackson refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jackson has a population of 1,802 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Jackson.

Jackson is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Jackson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Jackson lies within the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Jackson: 29831<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jackson had an population of 1,802 people. This is an increase of 6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jackson had a population of 1,700 people. This makes Jackson the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Jackson represents 0.04% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,700 people, the population of Jackson increased 4.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,625 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jackson.

Communities Also Named Jackson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two South Carolina communities named Jackson: This one is located in Aiken County and the other is located in Georgetown County.

Beyond South Carolina, 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), Louisiana, 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 Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jackson.

Communities near Jackson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jackson.

  • Augusta [Richmond County]
  • Aiken [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
    • Aiken [Aiken County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Jackson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aiken<7>
  • De Bruce [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Bruce
    • De Bruce [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Jackson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Bruce
  • North Augusta [Aiken County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Augusta
    • North Augusta [Aiken County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Jackson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Augusta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richmond Hills [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond Hills
      • Richmond Hills [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Jackson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond Hills
    • Fairvale [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairvale
      • Fairvale [Richmond County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Jackson
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairvale have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairvale
    • Hephzibah [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hephzibah
      • Hephzibah [Richmond County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Jackson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hephzibah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hephzibah<7>
    • Burnettown [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnettown
      • Burnettown [Aiken County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Jackson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnettown have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnettown
    • New Ellenton [Aiken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Ellenton
      • New Ellenton [Aiken County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Jackson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Ellenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Ellenton<7>
    • Fleming Heights [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming Heights
      • Fleming Heights [Richmond County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Jackson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming Heights

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Jackson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jackson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jackson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Jackson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jackson. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Jackson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jackson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jackson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jackson on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Carolina

About Aiken County

About South Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jackson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Aiken County: www.aikencounty.net/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Aiken, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Jackson refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Jackson may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jackson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jackson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Jackson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jackson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jackson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jackson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JacksonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jackson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3302, Longitude: -81.7883    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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