Living in
the Jackson
Metro Area

Discover a world rich in culture and history in Jackson, Mississippi, the “City of Soul.” We boast beautiful summers full of sunshine and short temperate winters.

No matter your interest or preference, the Jackson Metro area has many cities where you can call home. Surrounding cities include:

  • Jackson
  • Madison
  • Ridgeland
  • Canton
  • Richland
  • Florence
  • Brandon
  • Clinton
  • Pearl
  • Byram

Attractions in the Metro Area

Jackson Convention Complex

Their motto is “Where Mississippi Meets the World.” And it’s true! At Downtown Jackson Convention Complex, enjoy enriching events ranging from car shows and musical concerts to training seminars and volleyball tournaments.

Thalia Mara Hall

If you’re an arts-lover, then Thalia Mara Hall is a must-visit. Named after professional ballerina Thalia Mara, the entertainment venue hosts everything from ballets and operas to Broadway musicals.

Davis Planetarium

Reach for the stars! Check out the Russell C. Davis Planetarium for educational and entertaining shows about space. This is a great place to take your family.

Ross Barnett Reservoir

At Ross Barnett Reservoir, 105-miles of shoreline means a lot of opportunities for fun and recreation. Embrace your adventurous side and take a trip to one of Mississippi’s most breathtaking sites.