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Jackson is named after Andrew Jackson, a military hero to the area. The city is located in Clarke County (Gulf Coast Region), 16 miles South West of Grove Hill along Highway 43.


The city is full of a rich history including one of the first street lights constructed in 1917, and the cities first hospital in 1928. The city built its first water well in 1920 providing residents with an abundant supply of drinking water.
Many of the activities in the area include camping and the Choctaw National Wildlife Refuge for the observation of wildlife in its natural habitat. The hunting and fishing in the Jackson Area is well monitored to the enthusiast that find themselves in a sportsman's paradise.

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Musical Echoes Fort Walton Beach FL April19-21 Musical Echoes Flute Festival hosts the largest Native American Flute and Art Festival in the USA. Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of Fort Walton Beach/Destin Florida, the festival offers a garland of exqusite sights and sounds.
Pensacola Repticon Show Pensacola FL April27-28 Features two days of reptile fun, with over 100 tables of top-quality reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets and pet products, hourly seminars and presentations, door prizes sponsored by Exo Terra, and much more!
Pensacola Crawfish Festival Pensacola FL May4-6 The festival is one of the largest crawfish boils in the state and is always held in downtown Pensacola on the beautiful waterfront of Bartram Park. The Pensacola Crawfish Festival brought a little of the Louisiana bayou right here to Pensacola Bay.
Gulfport Music Festival Gulfport MS May10-11 Huge weekend music festival featuring headliner entertainment, food booths, and more!
Hangout Music Festival Gulf Shores AL May17-19 Located directly on white sandy beaches surrounded by palm trees, the festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival Fort Walton Beach FL May30-June1 Watch Capt. Billy and his Krewe invade the city, while the FWB mayor works hard to protect his fair city and citizens. There's entertainment, grog and grub aplenty for sailors and landlubbers alike. This is the Chamber's signature event, and is always held the first weekend in June. (Up to 20,000 visitors over the course of two days.)