Jackson, Michigan

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Jackson, Michigan
City
City of Jackson
Skyline of Jackson, Michigan
Nickname(s): 
The Rose City, JAC, Prison City, J-Town, Jacktown, The Jack,
Location of Jackson within Jackson County, Michigan
Location of Jackson within Jackson County, Michigan
Jackson, Michigan is located in the United States
Jackson, Michigan
Jackson, Michigan
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°14′39″N 84°24′26″W / 42.24417°N 84.40722°W / 42.24417; -84.40722
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyJackson
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorDerek Dobies
 • City ManagerPatrick Burtch
Area
 • City10.99 sq mi (28.46 km2)
 • Land10.87 sq mi (28.15 km2)
 • Water0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Elevation
932 ft (284 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City33,534
 • Estimate 
(2017)
32,704
 • Density3,100/sq mi (1,200/km2)
 • Metro
159,748 (US: 251th)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
49201-49204
Area code(s)517
FIPS code26-41420
GNIS feature ID0629165[1]
Websitewww.cityofjackson.org

Jackson is a city in lower mid-Michigan. It was started in 1829. It is named after Democratic President Andrew Jackson. Jackson is the home town of several well-known people. One of whom is the first African-American Super Bowl winning coach, Tony Dungy.

Several of the major employers in the city are CMS Energy, which gives natural gas and electrical services to much of Michigan and has its international headquarters in the city, as well as Foote Hospital. Jackson is 18 miles (29 kilometers) from the Michigan International Speedway.

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