Jackson is located in Hinds County in central Mississippi. It has a population of 202,064 residents and covers over 282 square kilometers of land. “There’s no better way to sample the South” than Jackson. A smooth blend of the Old and New South, offering a glimpse of the past, while forging straight ahead into the future. Contemporary Southern best describes the flavor of Jackson, one finds cosmopolitan resting comfortably next to historic, a unique contrast to say the least.