Jackson, Mississippi is home to about 174,000 people while the greater metro area is home to about 576,000 people. The city of Jackson actually sits on top of the Jackson Volcano. If you move to or visit Jackson, you can enjoy a lot history, nature, shopping and so much more. You can walk down historic streets like Farish Street. Today Farish Street is a growing entertainment district, so while you take in the sights you can also enjoy modern entertainment. There are a lot of museums you can visit in Jackson. You can go to the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural Science and the Mississippi Children's Museum. One of the truly great things about Jackson is that you can take in all of the history, and yet enjoy all of the modern amenities.

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Jackson, Mississippi is the capital of the state. It is located on the Pearl River. There are a large number of homes available in the area. The majority of homes are single family, but there are also a large number of condos and apartments and a few townhomes. The homes tend to be meant for families, so they average at about a three bedroom. There are of course some smaller and some larger. Depending on the area, you can find large homes with large yards or a small apartment near the downtown area.

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