The town of Jackson is located in the Parish of East Feliciana. It covers a total area of 12.0 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in automotive, construction, apparel, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, insurance, oil and lubrication, telecommunication and education. Commercial spaces are utilized by educational institutions, nurseries of plants, wineries, supermarkets, greenhouses, supermarkets and garden centers. Services related to rehabilitation, telecommunication, health, financial advisory and bookkeeping, contribute to the local economy in a positive way.