Jackson: An Introduction

Downtown Jackson, MI (Manske)

Jackson, Michigan lies in south central Michigan at the junction of two major interstates, US 127 and I-94. It is a situated nearly equidistant between Ann Arbor, Lansing and Kalamazoo.The city boasts a population of approximately 33,000. There is never a dull moment in Jackson with museums such as the Ella Sharp Museum and the Planetarium, breweries making Michigan made beer and spirits, and beautiful parks and attractions such as the Cascades Falls, Sparks Park and Ella Sharp Park. Hungry? Grab a bite to eat at many of the local restaurants and be sure to get a doughnut from Hinkley’s, winner of the Michigan’s Best Donuts by local news group MLive. Be quick though, they don’t last long!

Today, the local Jackson Economy is anchored by Allegiance Health, Consumers Energy and the Eaton Corporation providing great employment opportunities. Jackson is committed to growing as a community and providing a safe and entertaining place to live, while providing ample opportunities to build a successful career. Everyone should experience Jackson.