Jackson, Mississippi

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Jackson, Mississippi
City of Jackson
Downtown Jackson, Mississippi
Downtown Jackson, Mississippi
Flag of Jackson, Mississippi
Official seal of Jackson, Mississippi
Nickname(s): 
Crossroads of the South, Jack-town, The 601
Motto(s): 
The City with Soul
Interactive map of Jackson
Coordinates: 32°17′56″N 90°11′05″W / 32.29889°N 90.18472°W / 32.29889; -90.18472Coordinates: 32°17′56″N 90°11′05″W / 32.29889°N 90.18472°W / 32.29889; -90.18472
Country United States
State Mississippi
CountiesHinds, Madison, Rankin
Incorporated1821; 202 years ago (1821)
Named forAndrew Jackson
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorChokwe Antar Lumumba (D)
 • Council
Members
  • Ward 1: Ashby Foote
  • Ward 2: Melvin Priester, Jr.
  • Ward 3: Kenneth Stokes
  • Ward 4: De'Keither Stamps
  • Ward 5: Charles H. Tillman
  • Ward 6: Aaron Banks
  • Ward 7: Virgi Lindsey
Area
 • State capital city113.23 sq mi (293.27 km2)
 • Land111.07 sq mi (287.66 km2)
 • Water2.17 sq mi (5.61 km2)
Elevation
279 ft (85 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • State capital city153,701
 • RankMS: 1st
US: 149th
 • Density1,503.28/sq mi (531.21/km2)
 • Urban
351,478 (US: 107th)
 • Metro
576,382 (US: 93rd)
Demonym(s)Jacksonian
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
39200-39299
Area codes601, 769
FIPS code28-36000
GNIS feature ID0711543[2]
Websitewww.jacksonms.gov
For additional city data see City-Data

Jackson is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Mississippi.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019. Retrieved January 6, 2019.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2008.