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Jackson has deep-rooted music origins, and you can't beat a city with rich history. It's home to Malaco records, where many fantastic artists got their start. Malaco has been known in the industry as, "The Last Soul Company". Along with soul, Jackson is known for its R&B, Gospel and Blues. Jackson hosts many festivals throughout the year, which is great for the economy and fun for your family. You can dance the afternoon away at Jubilee Jam, ride some roller coasters at the Mississippi State Fair, watch some amazing independent films at Crossroads Film festival, and even enjoy some great food and music at CelticFest Mississippi. Jackson has no shortage of amazing things to do throughout the year.



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The city of Jackson, Mississippi is number 145 on Forbes list of the best places for business and careers. That might not seem like a glamorous number, but keep in mind, there are thousands of cities in the United States. It is also number 101 in education and number 134 in job growth. So why move to Jackson instead of the other 100-plus cities that are higher on the list? Because it has many features that other cities can't beat.
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