Jackson, Tennessee

Jackson: The most populous city in Madison County, Tennessee. It is located on the Tennessee River in western Tennessee. Jackson is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Jackson-Madison County Library and the Jackson Symphony Orchestra.

About

Jackson is a city located in the county of Madison in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 65,211 and a population density of 431 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 67,402 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1820.

Jackson locator map
Location of Jackson on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Jackson

Population : 67,402 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Madison County
Different from : Jackson County
Postal code : 38301
Phone Area Codes : 731
Area : 151.42 km2
Altitude : 410 feet / 125 meters
Capital city : Jackson is capital of Madison County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 23:55:31 (1st March 2024)
Density : 445 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.25% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Jackson is located at 35°36'52"N 88°48'50"W (35.6145200, -88.8139500).

Jackson map

Demographics

The population of Jackson increased by 3.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 65,211 - census
2011 66,726 2.27% estimation process
2012 67,018 0.44% estimation process
2013 67,467 0.67% estimation process
2014 67,112 -0.53% estimation process
2015 66,760 -0.53% estimation process
2016 66,718 -0.06% estimation process
2017 66,748 0.04% estimation process
2018 66,952 0.3% estimation process
2019 67,191 0.36% estimation process
2020 67,402 0.31% estimation process

Jackson zip code is 38301. County name: Madison, County fips: 47113

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People born in Jackson (87)

People born in Jackson, including R&B singer and pianist Big Maybelle, businessman, record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer Steve Fossett, author and screenwriter Thomas Harris, .

List

  • Al Wilson (American football player, linebacker) he was born in 21/06/1977
  • Isaac Tigrett (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Ed "Too Tall" Jones (American football player) he was born in 23/02/1951
  • Sonny Boy Williamson I (American blues musician) he was born in 30/03/1914
  • Sonja Henning (American basketball player) she was born in 04/10/1969
  • Luther Ingram (American R&B and soul singer-songwriter) he was born in 30/11/1937
  • Cliff Gleaves (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1930
  • Ed Bryant (American politician) he was born in 07/09/1948
  • Randall Wallace (American filmmaker) he was born in 28/07/1949
  • Wink Martindale (American Disc Jockey, radio personality, game show host and television producer) he was born in 04/12/1933
  • Campy Russell (American basketball player) he was born in 12/01/1952
  • Thomas Jefferson Murray (American politician) he was born in 01/08/1894
  • Walter Chandler (American politician) he was born in 05/10/1887
  • Artis Hicks (American football player) he was born in 28/11/1978
  • Christopher Jones (American stage, movie, and television actor (1941-2014)) he was born in 18/08/1941
  • Van Jones (American environmental advocate and civil rights activist) he was born in 20/09/1968
  • Jabari Greer (Player of American football) he was born in 11/02/1982
  • Jessi Alexander (American musician) she was born in 18/11/1972

Schools in Jackson

College & universities near Jackson, TN

Code Name City ZIP
220598 Lane College Jackson (TN) 38301-4598
458821 Empire Beauty School-Jackson Jackson (TN) 38301
220400 Jackson State Community College Jackson (TN) 38301-3797
221971 Union University Jackson (TN) 38305-3697
221616 Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson Jackson (TN) 38301

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jackson, TN

Code Name Address Type
NBN Newbern–Dyersburg 108 Jefferson St RAIL
FTN Fulton 21 Newton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Jackson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jackson Post Office Jackson (TN) 38301
Tom Murray Post Office Jackson (TN) 38301
Bem Post Office Jackson (TN) 38301
North Jackson Post Office Jackson (TN) 38305
Oakfield Post Office Oakfield (TN) 38362

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  • Jackson , Mississippi The capital and most populous city of Mississippi. It is located on the Pearl River in western Mississippi. Jackson is known for its many civil rights landmarks, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Mississippi State Capitol and the Museum of Mississippi History. with a population of 157,821 people.
  • Jackson , New Jersey unincorporated community in Waterford Township, Camden County, New Jersey with a population of 58,371 people.
  • Jackson , Michigan city in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 32,374 people.
  • Jackson , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 18,488 people.
  • Jackson , Missouri city in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States with a population of 14,699 people.
  • Jackson , Wyoming town in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming, United States with a population of 10,572 people.
  • Jackson , Pennsylvania Township in northwestern Columbia County, Pennsylvania with a population of 8,379 people.
  • Jackson , Georgia county seat of Butts County, Georgia, United States with a population of 5,332 people.
  • Jackson , California county seat of Amador County, California with a population of 4,973 people.
  • Jackson , Alabama city in Clarke County, Alabama, United States with a population of 4,582 people.
  • Jackson , Wisconsin village in Washington County, Wisconsin with a population of 4,547 people.
  • Jackson , Louisiana town in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana with a population of 3,707 people.
  • Jackson , Kentucky city in Breathitt County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 1,917 people.
  • Jackson , South Carolina town in Aiken County, South Carolina with a population of 1,815 people.
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  • Jackson , Minnesota city in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 1,619 people.
  • Jackson , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire with a population of 866 people.
  • Jackson , Maine town in Waldo County, Maine with a population of 588 people.
  • Jackson , Ohio city in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 466 people.
  • Jackson , North Carolina town in North Carolina with a population of 452 people.
  • Jackson , Indiana human settlement in United States of America with a population of 350 people.
  • Jackson , Nebraska village in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 199 people.

Other cities in Madison County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Madison County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Three Way 1,697 City in Madison County, Tennessee, United States of America
Medon 182 City in Madison County, Tennessee, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Jackson distances to largest Tennessee cities