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Jackson is a city in Butts County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after President Andrew Jackson.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Georgia named Jackson. For links to other places called Jackson, GA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Jackson is 33.294N. The longitude is -83.966W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,338.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jackson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Butts County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30233 ZIP code.
5% of Jackson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jackson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jackson was $15,702, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Jackson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Jackson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $912.
Libraries in Jackson include Jackson-Butts County Public Library ... View libraries
Butts County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jackson political report.
The average commute time for Jackson workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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