Jackson, the county of Soul, is an adventure just waiting to happen. Jackson County was founded in 1812 and is filled with both rich history and unforgettable charm. The diversity of heritage sites within Jackson County will leave all types of travelers satisfied: from the avid history buff to the laid back nature-lover.

Fun Fact: The rarest of North American cranes lives in Mississippi in the grassy savannas of Jackson County. The Mississippi Sandhill Crane stands about 44 inches tall and has an eight-foot wingspan.