About Jackson, MS
Jackson, Mississippi is nicknamed the “City with a Soul”, and rightfully so. The old town, named after Andrew Jackson and serving as the capital of the Southern state, is famous for its gospel, R&B and blue heritage. Not only that, but it houses dozens of museums that examine its rich history of African American struggles and triumphs. Located on the mighty Pearl River, it ranks third among Forbes’ “Best Bang for Your Buck” cities.