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The City of Jackson, MS

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Jackson is a popular city in the state of Mississippi with a total of 175,021 residents living there. Jackson is ranked as the first most populated city in Mississippi and the 120th most populated city in the United States, and is located in two s of Hinds County. The largest nearby city to Jackson is Clinton, approximately 9 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Jackson, including Highlites Fine Food & Drinks, Hometown Bar-B-Que & Grill, Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, Burger King and Krystal Company. For a larger selection of Jackson restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Jackson Golf Courses, Zoos, Museums, Arenas and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Jackson Zoo, Grove Park Golf Course, Oaks Museum and Eudora Welty House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Jackson please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near Jackson:
- Jackson Evers Intl. Airport (JAN)

Jackson, Mississippi Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Jackson
In the month of October, Jackson experiences an average high temperature of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 52 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.42 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Jackson with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Jackson to receive an average of 5.17 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.86 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Jackson should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 53.


                                                                                    
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Jackson, Mississippi Attractions

Confederate Heights Country Club Florence Mississippi
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Confederate Heights Country Club  - Florence,
The Confederate Heights Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Rankin County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Florence, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 601-845-6044.

 


Address: 573 Mullican Rd, Florence, MS 39073
Eagle Ridge Golf Course Raymond Mississippi
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Eagle Ridge Golf Course  - Raymond,
The Eagle Ridge Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Raymond, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-857-5993.

 


Address: Hwy 18, Raymond, MS 39154
Eudora Welty House Jackson Mississippi
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Eudora Welty House  - Jackson,
The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years. It was built by her parents in 1925. In it she did all her writing, in an upstairs bedroom. Welty created the garden over decades. The house was first declared a Mississippi Landmark in 2001, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2004. This was part of a raised awareness of the significance of authors and literary life in the US.
Grove Park Golf Course Jackson Mississippi
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Grove Park Golf Course  - Jackson,
The Grove Park Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Jackson, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 601-960-2074.

 

 


Address: 1800 Walter Dutch Welch Dr, Jackson, MS 39213
Jackson Zoo Mississippi
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Jackson Zoo  - Jackson,
The Jackson Zoo is a zoo that is situated in Jackson, Mississippi. The Jackson Zoo has been attracting people across the state and beyond for more than 90 years. The Zoo boasts an animal collection representing over 120 species and nearly 800 individual animals that provide glimpses of native wildlife from around the world.

 

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Mississippi Coliseum  - , State Fairgrounds,
The Mississippi Coliseum is a 6,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Jackson, Mississippi, built in 1962 and that can be found on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds complex. It was home to the Jackson Bandits minor league ice hockey team from 1999-2003.
Mississippi Governors Mansion Jackson
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Mississippi Governor's Mansion  - Jackson,
The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 316 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the US that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence.

 

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Mississippi Museum of Natural Science  - Jackson,
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is a museum that is situated in Jackson and is the largest museum in state of Mississippi.
Mississippi Petrified Forest Flora
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Mississippi Petrified Forest  - Flora,
Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the US. It is currently privately owned and open for public visitation. The petrified forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs washed down an ancient river channel to the current site where they later became petrified. It is the only petrified forest in the eastern United States. It was declared a National Natural Landmark in October 1965
Oaks Museum Jackson Mississippi
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Oaks Museum  - Jackson,
The Oaks House Museum, which is also referred to as The Oaks, located at 823 North Jefferson Street in Jackson, Mississippi, is the former home of Jackson Mayor James H. Boyd and his wife Eliza Ellis Boyd and their family. Having survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War, The Oaks is one of the oldest structures in the city. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Mississippi Landmark.
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Jackson, Mississippi Hotels

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Super 8 Motel Ridgeland Madison
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Super 8 Motel Ridgeland Madison
405 Business Park Drive
Madison, MS

 

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Extended Stay America - Jackson - East Beasley Road
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Extended Stay America - Jackson - East Beasley Road
572 Beasley Rd
Jackson, MS 39206

 

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Best Western Jackson North
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Best Western Jackson North
593 Beasley Road
Jackson, MS 39206

 

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Howard Johnson Jackson North Ridgeland
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Howard Johnson Jackson North Ridgeland
585 E Beasley Rd
Jackson, MS 39206

 

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Holiday Inn Express Ridgeland - Jackson North Area
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Holiday Inn Express Ridgeland - Jackson North Area
6485 Frontage Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157

 

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Drury Inn & Suites Jackson Ms
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Drury Inn & Suites Jackson Ms
610 E County Line Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157

 

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Red Roof Jackson N Ridgeland
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Red Roof Jackson N Ridgeland
810 Adcock Street
Ridgeland, MS 39157

 

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Studio 6 Jackson Ms
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Studio 6 Jackson Ms
5925 I-55 N
Jackson, MS 39213

 

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Cabot Lodge Jackson North
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Cabot Lodge Jackson North
120 Dyess Rd
Ridgeland, MS 39157

 

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Super 8 Jackson/north
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Super 8 Jackson/north
6058 I-55 N
Jackson, MS 39211

 

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Jackson, Mississippi Restaurants

This is a list of Jackson Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood and Japanese Restaurants. Happy Dining!

 
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Krystal Company
2010 East County Line Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601)957-2041
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Highlites Fine Food & Drinks
501 West County Line Road
Jackson, MS 39201
(601)991-0040
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Hometown Bar-B-Que & Grill
521 Nakoma Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(601)366-0933
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Burger King
4302 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39206
(601)362-2545
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Krystal Company
4307 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39206
(601)362-8322
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Subway at the Junction
6351 I 55 North
Jackson, MS 39213
(601)956-1019
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Logan's Roadhouse #411
600 East County Line Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601)957-2254
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Red Lobster
6357 I 55 N
Jackson, MS 39213
(601)977-8884
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Nagoya Japanese Cuisine & Sushi Bar
6351 I 55 North Suite 131
Jackson, MS 39213
(601)977-8881
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Comfort Suites Ridgeland
6485 Frontage Road
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601)977-6111
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