Jackson, Mississippi

capital of the state of Mississippi, United States; county seat of Hinds County, MIssissippi

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

Jackson, Mississippi
Images top, left to right: Mississippi State Capitol, Old Mississippi State Capitol, Lamar Life Building, Mississippi Governor's Mansion
Flag of Jackson, Mississippi
Flag
Official seal of Jackson, Mississippi
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Crossroads of the South, Jack-town, The 601
Motto(s): 
The City with Soul
Located in Hinds County, Mississippi
Located in Hinds County, Mississippi
Jackson is located in Mississippi
Jackson
Jackson
Location within Mississippi
Jackson is located in the United States
Jackson
Jackson
Location within the United States
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
Named forAndrew Jackson
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorChokwe Antar Lumumba (D)
 • Council
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
 • State capital city173,514
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
164,422
 • RankUS: 149th
 • Density1,503.28/sq mi (580.42/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[4]
Websitewww.jacksonms.gov
For additional city data see City-Data

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 7, 2019. Retrieved Jan 6, 2019.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 16, 2018. Retrieved 2014-09-10.
  3. Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2018 was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved 2008-01-31.