Located in historic Butts County just 40 miles south of Atlanta, Jackson is a progressive and diverse city, rich in history and culture. Historic homes, big city amenities, and small-town charms abound as you drive through our downtown area. Founded in 1826, Jackson boasts a full-time police force, fire department, public works, and electric department. We also are partners with the Butts County Water and Sewer Authority, providing water and sewer service to our residents. We are located just minutes away from beautiful Jackson Lake, Indian Springs State Park and The Village at Indian Springs, High Falls State Park, and Dauset Trails Nature Center. The Jackson Council for the Arts has regular displays, art shows, and musical concerts from time to time. Come visit Jackson and see what we have to offer!