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Flag of Jackson, Mississippi
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Official seal of Jackson, Mississippi
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Located in Hinds County, Mississippi
Located in Hinds County, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°17′56″N 90°11′05″W / 32.29889°N 90.18472°W / 32.29889; -90.18472Coordinates: 32°17′56″N 90°11′05″W / 32.29889°N 90.18472°W / 32.29889; -90.18472
Country United States
State Mississippi
CountiesHinds, Madison, Rankin
Incorporated1821
Named forAndrew Jackson
Government
 • TypeMayor–Council
 • MayorChokwe Antar Lumumba (D)
 • Council
Area
 • State capital city113.23 sq mi (293.27 km2)
 • Land111.07 sq mi (287.66 km2)
 • Water2.17 sq mi (5.61 km2)
Elevation
279 ft (85 m)
Population
 • State capital city173,514
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
164,422
 • RankUS: 149th
 • Density1,503.28/sq mi (580.42/km2)
 • Urban
351,478 (US: 107th)
 • Metro
576,382 (US: 93rd)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
39200-39299
FIPS code28-36000
GNIS feature ID0711543[4]
Websitewww.jacksonms.gov
For additional city data see City-Data

Jackson is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Mississippi.

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