The capital of Mississippi, Jackson is located along the Pearl River. An integrated transportation system includes three interstates and Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport. A center of culture, Jackson is known for its musical influences in blues, jazz and gospel. The economy includes major industry sectors in advanced manufacturing, health care, information technology, food processing and distribution. Students have access to more than a dozen college and university campuses, and the downtown district is currently undergoing a $1.5 billion renovation initiative.
The Outdoors Are Outstanding in Greater Jackson, MSWith plentiful natural resources, the Jackson Metro abounds with active lifestyle opportunities
Living 24/7 in Downtown Jackson, MSNew developments are bringing new energy and a resurgence to the Jackson Metro
Greater Jackson Mississippi Economic Development
The Jackson Metro, which includes Hinds, Madison Rankin and Warren counties, boasts a diverse, $29 billion economy with major sectors in advanced manufacturing, health care, information technology,
Jackson, MS: Art and Culture Scene Continues to ShineTwo stunning new museums join the Jackson Metro's cultural pearls