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Welcome to Jackson ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Jackson, you might consider that their post office opened in 1895.
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).
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
The area code for Jackson: (803)
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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Jackson was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Jackson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Jackson.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023