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  Jackson City Facts  
CountryUSA (United State of America)
StateMississippi
CountiesHinds, Rankin
Total Area106.8 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates42.2458° N, 84.4014° W
Time ZoneCST (UTC−06:00)
DemonymsJacksonvillians
Area Code601
LanguageEnglish
Major ReligionCatholic, Christian
MuseumsOld Capitol Museum,Mississippi Children's Museum,Mississippi Museum of Natural Science,Mississippi Museum of Art
UniversitiesJackson State University
Official Websitewww.jacksonms.gov/

Airports: Tourist attractions:
  • Eudora Welty House
  • Mississippi Children's Museum
  • State Capitol
  • Medgar Evers Home
  • Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame
  • Mynelle Gardens
  • Mississippi War Memorial Building
Jackson is the capital of the U.S state of Mississippi. Founded in the year 1792, the city was named Parker'ville. After it was originally planned in April 1822, it received the name 'Jackson' in honor of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. It is one of the county seats of Hinds County besides Raymond. It is also regarded as the largest city of the Mississippi. It is now a regional trading center and distribution point.

Hotels: Jackson hotels that offer all facilities to its guests are the favorite lounge of visitors reaching the city. Such hotels provide tailor-made reception to its guests that linger in their minds even after leaving these hotels. The famous hotels in the city are Hampton Inn and Suites Jackson Coliseum, Hampton Inn Jackson-North, Hilton Jackson, TownePlace Suites Jackson, La Quinta Jackson North, Courtyard Jackson, Best Western Executive Inn, Fairfield Inn Jackson, Comfort Inn Southwest, Residence Inn Jackson, Best Value Inn & Suites, Jameson Inn - Jackson, Super 8 Jackson South, Best Suites of America, Econo Lodge Jackson, Knights Inn Jackson and Scottish Inn Motel.

Restaurants:
Walker's Drive In,Sophia's Restaurant at The Fairview Inn,Parlor Market,BRAVO! Italian Restaurant & Bar,Char,Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza and Ice Cream Joint,Two Sister's Kitchen,Babalu's Tacos and Tapas,High Noon Cafe and Aladdin Mediterranean Grill are some of the best restaurants in jackson.

Lake Jackson:
Lake Jackson boasts of being the largest lake in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. A popular destination for enthusiastic anglers, it acts as an important source of irrigation water in this area with the help of the Jackson Lake Dam. It covers nearly 25,540 acres and is 25 kilometers long. The main source of this lake is the Snake River. It reaches a maximum depth of 134 meters. Lake Jackson and its surrounding areas are popular tourist spots and are an adventure paradise for hikers, boaters, anglers and nature lovers.

Places of Attraction: The city is a beautiful place having many recreational centers as well as historic sites. Eudora Welty House Museum, Manship House Museum, Medgar Evers Home Museum, Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum are the main museums in the city. Old Capitol Museum of Mississippi History, Governor's Mansion, Manship House Museum and The Oaks House Museum include the historic sites of the city. Mississippi State Fair, Crossroads Film Festival and Jubilee! Jam are the cultural events held every year in the city. This draws in thousands of tourists from all parts of the world.
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