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Mount Jackson, Virginia

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The location of Mount Jackson

Welcome to Mount Jackson ...

The town of Mount Jackson is located in Shenandoah County.

The location of Mount Jackson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Jackson: Mt. Jackson

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Mount Jackson has a population of 2,107 people<2> (see below for details).

Mount Jackson is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Mount Jackson: (540)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Jackson had a population of 1,994 people. This makes Mount Jackson the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mount Jackson represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 99th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,994 people, the population of Mount Jackson increased 19.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,664 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Mount Jackson had an population of 2,107 people. This is an increase of 5.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Jackson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mount Jackson - they are located in California, Indiana and Pennsylvania.

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

Websites for Mount Jackson ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Jackson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Jackson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Jackson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mount Jackson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Jackson ...

Looking for more information about Mount 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 Mount Jackson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Jackson.

Communities near Mount Jackson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Woodstock   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Jackson

Luray   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Jackson

Located in Page County

Broadway   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Jackson

Located in Rockingham County

Timberville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Mount Jackson

Located in Rockingham County

Shenandoah   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Mount Jackson

Located in Page County

New Market   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the South (S) of Mount Jackson

Stanley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Mount Jackson

Located in Page County

Edinburg   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Jackson

Toms Brook   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Mount Jackson

Columbia Furnace   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Mount Jackson

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mount Jackson.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Jackson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Jackson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Jackson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Jackson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Jackson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Jackson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7507, Longitude: -78.6388     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Jackson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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