Jackson Co. History

Jackson is a proud community rich with history, innovation and industry. Take some time to immerse in a selection of educational articles detailing the history of how Jackson County came to be.

Early Settlers: The Salt Boilers

Iron Furnaces of Jackson

The Burlile Sisters

Historical Ladies of Jackson

The DT&I Car Shops

Change of the Guard

Articles courtesy of the Jackson Historical Society, the City of Jackson Tourism Board, and the Jackson County Genealogical Society. Select images courtesy of the Lillian Jones Museum and the Jackson City Library.