Introduction to Jackson, Alabama
The present day city of Jackson was originally named Pine Level. At a time, it was also known as Republicville. Later on, the city was named after Andrew Jackson, Creek War hero and seventh President of the United States. The city was incorporated in 1816. The area's economy largely depended on its timber industry.
Jackson and nearby Attractions
- Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge
- Kimbell House
- Bladon Springs State Park
- Clarke County Historical Museum
- Bragg - Mitchell House
Things To Do In Jackson
visitors of Jackson can choose a day trip to the Fred T. Stimpson Wildlife Sanctuary or the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge. The Upper State Game Sanctuary, the Jackson Municipal Pool, and the Jackson Recreation Center are ideal places to spend some leisure time. You can also visit the HW Pearce, Jr. Memorial Park and Lock One Park. The Jackson Square Shopping Center and Jackson Shopping Center offer a great shopping experience.
Air transportation can be availed from Mobile Regional Airport.
Jackson Higher Education
James H Faulkner State Community College, University of South Alabama, Meridian Community College, Bishop State Community College, and many other universities and colleges offer facilities for higher studies.