Jackson County, Alabama

Welcome to Jackson County, Alabama

Jackson County is located in Northeast Alabama, and borders Tennessee to the north and Georgia to the east. It has an abundance of woods, lakes, caves, and wildlife in approximately 1,069 square miles of land area. It also has 48 square miles of water, made up primarily of the Tennessee River.

Approximately 52,800 people make Jackson County their home. In addition to offering a wonderful quality of life for its residents, the county is also an affordable place to live, with an 81.4 cost-of-living index, much lower than the U.S. average of 100. Jackson County is also a great place to work and do business. Some of the various employment opportunities include manufacturing (35.2%), educational, health and social services (15.1%), and the retail trade (10.3%).

Our website is designed to point you in the right direction when looking for information about Jackson County. Please see the Directory page to contact one of our departments. For information about quality of life, tourism, or commercial and retail development, contact The Greater Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, or for information about industrial development, contact Jackson County Economic Development Authority.