Jackson Breathitt County, Kentucky

Jackson: City in Breathitt County, Kentucky, United States

About

Jackson is a city located in the county of Breathitt in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,231 and a population density of 322 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,917 inhabitants.

The city was created 183 years ago in 1838.

Jackson Quick Facts

Population : 1,917 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Breathitt County
Different from : Jackson County
Postal code : 41339
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 6.92 km2
Altitude : 774 feet / 236 meters
Capital city : Jackson is capital of Breathitt County
Establishment : January 01, 1839 (183 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:29:20 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 277 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.38% (2010-2020)
Jackson locator map
Location of Jackson on Kentucky map.
Breathitt County Kentucky Courthouse image
Breathitt County Kentucky Courthouse
Breathitt County Kentucky Courthouse image

Geography

Jackson is located at 37°33'11"N 83°23'1"W (37.5531500, -83.3835100).

Jackson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jackson decreased by 16.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,231 - census
2011 2,169 -2.86% estimation process
2012 2,137 -1.5% estimation process
2013 2,117 -0.94% estimation process
2014 2,087 -1.44% estimation process
2015 2,082 -0.24% estimation process
2016 2,047 -1.71% estimation process
2017 2,000 -2.35% estimation process
2018 1,970 -1.52% estimation process
2019 1,939 -1.6% estimation process
2020 1,917 -1.15% estimation process

Jackson zip code is 41339. County name: Breathitt, County fips: 21025

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People born in Jackson (6)

People born in Jackson, including Major League Baseball outfielder Denver Grigsby, screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick, judge Mary C. Noble, .

List

  • Willie Sandlin (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1890
  • Joseph Strong (American baseball player) he was born in 04/08/1902
  • Sturgill Simpson (American singer) he was born in 08/06/1978

Schools in Jackson

College & universities near Jackson, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157030 Kentucky Mountain Bible College Jackson (KY) 41339

Post offices near Jackson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jackson Post Office Jackson (KY) 41339

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Distance to Other Cities

Jackson distances to largest Kentucky cities