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Area Description

Why do they call us the "City with Soul"? Well, for one thing, the people here are just about the friendliest you’ll ever meet. And there are so many fun things to do in Jackson, the largest city in Mississippi. So many family-friendly places to discover in the metro area -- not to mention a hundred events, from heritage festivals to antique shows and symphony concerts to sports classics. Open up a world of new adventures when you travel to the City of Jackson, Mississippi -- the State Capital.

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   The City with Soul offers so much to do that you’ll want to live here. Call us at 1-800-354-7695 or 601-960-1891 to learn more about Jackson communities and suburbs. Named by national publications as “One of America’s Most Livable Cities,” Jackson is a dynamic melting pot, deeply rooted in art, culture, history, and industry. The benefits of living in a Jackson Mississippi community are numerous.

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As the City with Soul, the Jackson arts scene virtually vibrates with music and culture. You might say that Jackson is a cultural oasis of the South. Enjoy a fine, professional ballet or orchestral performance. Treat your family to an evening of comedy, tragedy, children’s or musical theater. Visit a dynamic selection of art galleries. Or discover the area’s world-class blues and jazz heritage. You won’t just hear the music – you’ll feel the history behind it.

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Located at the crossroads of I-20 and I-55, Jackson is easily accessible by all modes of transportation. The Jackson International Airport is situated only 15 minutes from downtown.

Medical Facilities


The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Baptist Health Systems, G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center,Methodist Rehabilitation Center and many other local health services.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  35.0  45.0  55.1  5.7 "
 Feb  38.2  49.3  60.3  4.5 "
 Mar  45.4  56.8  68.1  5.7 "
 Apr  51.7  63.4  75.0  6.0 "
 May  61.0  71.5  82.1  4.9 "
 Jun  68.1  78.5  88.9  3.8 "
 Jul  71.4  81.4  91.4  4.7 "
 Aug  70.3  80.8  91.4  3.7 "
 Sep  64.6  75.5  86.4  3.2 "
 Oct  52.0  64.4  76.8  3.4 "
 Nov  43.4  54.9  66.3  5.0 "
 Dec  37.3  47.6  57.9  5.3 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the low 80's and highs in the low 90's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Cost of Living for Jackson, MS

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