Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee

Jackson: City in Madison County, Tennessee, United States


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 202 years ago in 1820.

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 (202 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:16:47 (1st February 2023)
Density : 445 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.25% (2010-2020)
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Location of Jackson on Tennessee map.
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Jackson is located at 35°36'52"N 88°48'50"W (35.6145200, -88.8139500).

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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, .


  • 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

Other places with the same name (23)

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