Ten fun facts about Jackson
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It is also known for its nickname, “Crossroads of the South”.
Its motto is the “City with Soul”.
It is named after Andrew Jackson, who was a general at the time of the naming but later became president of the United States.
Jackson sits atop the Jackson Volcano and is the only capital city in the United States to have this feature.Fact 5
Jackson is ranked 3rd out of America's 100 largest metro areas for the best “Bang For Your Buck” city according to Forbes magazine.Fact 6
Jackson is located in the humid subtropical climate zone, with hot, humid summers and mild winters.Fact 7
Jackson is home to the First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Mississippi which is one of the biggest Presbyterian churches in the South.Fact 8
Jackson is home to the international headquarters of Phi Theta Kappa, an honor society for students enrolled in two-year colleges.Fact 9
Jackson is a city famous for its music, including Gospel, Blues, and R&B.Fact 10
Many notable musicians hail from Jackson. Go to more u.s. city facts ❯
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