Jackson County, Illinois Basics:

Jackson County Illinois - Government Site

Population: 60,113
Area: 584 square miles
County seat: Murphysboro
Area code(s) in use: 618
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 90.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
Median household income: $32,819
Persons in poverty: 29.5%
Home ownership rate: 53.6%
Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Cape Girardeau (MO)  Franklin  Perry  Perry (MO)  Randolph  Union  Williamson  

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Map of the Jackson County area

Our detail map of Jackson County shows the Jackson County, Illinois boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Jackson County, Illinois

  Airports     show all on map

Dury Estates Airport, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale Heliport, Reeds Creek Landing Airport, Rendleman Airport, Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital Heliport, Southern Illinois Airport

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Pomona Natural Bridge

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Cripps Bend, Dillon Bend, Horseshoe Bend, Mill Bend, Rawlins Bend

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Ava Volunteer Fire Department, Campbell Hill Rural Fire District 162, Carbondale City Hall, Carbondale Fire Department Station 1, Carbondale Fire Department Station 2, Carbondale Public Library, Carbondale Township Fire Department, Desoto Township Fire Protection District, Dowell Volunteer Fire Department, Dryden Post Light (historical), Elkville Volunteer Fire Department, Fountain Bluff Fire Protection Association, Gorham Fire Department, Grand Tower Power Station, Jackson County Ambulance Service, Jackson County Ambulance Service, Jackson County Ambulance Service, Jackson County Courthouse, Levan Townhall, Makanda Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Makanda Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Murphysboro - Pomona - Somerset Fire Protection District, Murphysboro Fire Department Station 1, Murphysboro Fire Department Station 2, Tower Rock Fire Department, Vergennes Fire Department, Von Jakob Vineyard

  Canals     show all on map

Hay Glade Ditch, Mill Ditch

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McLeans Point

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Barrow Cemetery, Bartlett Cemetery, Beasley Cemetery, Birkner Cemetery, Boskydell Cemetery, Bostick Cemetery, Boucher Cemetery, Bower Cemetery, Buchanan Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Central-Crews Cemetery, Cheatham Cemetery, Creath Morris Cemetery, Creek Paum Cemetery, Davis Cemetery, Davis Number 1 Cemetery, De Soto Cemetery, Dillinger Cemetery, Ditzler Cemetery, Dutch Hill Cemetery, Dutch Ridge Cemetery, Elkville Cemetery, Etherton Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Gill Cemetery, Goodbread Cemetery, Graff Cemetery, Greer Cemetery, Hagler Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Henson Cemetery, Hiller-Crab Orchard Cemetery, Hilton Cemetery, Houge Cemetery, Howard Cemetery, Hudson Cemetery, Indian Hill Cemetery, Isom Cemetery, Jones Cemetery, Joubert Cemetery, King Cemetery, Koehn Cemetery, Kross Cemetery, Lee Cemetery, Lirley Cemetery, Lone Oak Cemetery, Looney Springs Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Makanda Cemetery, McBride Cemetery, McCormick Cemetery, Modglin Cemetery, Mount Carbon Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Murdale Gardens of Memory, Murphysboro City Cemetery, Neunert Cemetery, North County Line Cemetery, Oakland Cemetery, Parrish Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Memorial Cemetery, Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Rees Cemetery, Ripley Cemetery, Rogers Cemetery, Russian Orthodox Cemetery, Saint Andrews Cemetery, Saint Lukes Cemetery, Saint Peters Cemetery, Sheppard Cemetery, Snider Hill Cemetery, South County Line Cemetery, Stearns Cemetery, Stearns Cemetery, Talbott Cemetery, Tower Grove Cemetery, Tuthill Cemetery, Underwood Cemetery, Union Hills Cemetery, Walker Hill Cemetery, Wilkins Cemetery, Williamson Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery, Winchester Cemetery, Woodlawn Cemetery, Worthen Cemetery, Zimmerman Cemetery, Zion Cemetery, Zion Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Harrison Census Designated Place

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Antioch Church, Bethel Church, Camp Creek Baptist Church, Central Church, Church of God, Craborchard Church, Drury Christian Church, Dutch Ridge Baptist Church, Fairview Church, First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Jerusalem Church, Knoff Bend Church, Lakeland Baptist Church, Liberty Street Baptist Church, Logan Hollow Church, Mount Joy Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Mount Pleasant Church, North County Line Church (historical), Oak Grove Church, Pate Chapel Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Christian Church, Rock Springs Church, Saint Andrews Catholic Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Peters United Church of Christ, South County Line Christian Church, Union Church, West Point Church, Williams Church, Zion Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Abneyville Rock, Chalk Bluff, Devils Bake Oven, Fountain Bluff, Horseshoe Bluff

  Dams     show all on map

Borgsmiller Lake Dam, Campus Lake Dam, Carbondale Reservoir Dam, Cedar Lake Dam, Chautauqua Lake Dam, Crisenberry Dam, Elkville Country Club Reservoir Dam, Lake Henry Dam, Lake Murphysboro Dam, New Thompson Lake Dam, Sycamore Creek Dam

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Hat Island, Oakwood Bottoms

  Hospitals     show all on map

Holden Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Big Muddy Island, Halfmoon Island, Lacours Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Browns Lake, Campbell Lake, Carbon Lake, Forked Lake (historical), Fox Lake, Jones Pond (historical), Lovets Pond, Shirley Slough, Snider Lake, Tower Island Chute, Turkey Bayou

  Locales     show all on map

Bald Knob Picnic Area, Barr, Bauenhos Dairy, Bi-Centennial Industrial Park, Big Oak Campground, Brunkhorst Landing, Bryden, Buttermilk Hill Beach and Picnic Area, Cedar Lake Dam Picnic Area, Clear View Picnic Area, Eastgate Shopping Center, Finney, Fountain Bluff Station, Grand Tower Campground and Picnic Area, Hickory Grove Picnic Area, Jackson Country Club, Jackson County Farm, Johns Spur, Lake Shore Drive Picnic Area, Little Grand Canyon Picnic Area, Lower Wilkinson Landing (historical), Marberry Arboretum, Midland Hills Country Club, Mount Pleasant Station (historical), Oak Point Picnic Area, Ora Station (historical), Pine Circle Picnic Area, Pomona Natural Bridge Picnic Area, Rattlesnake Ferry, Rieckenberg Community Hall, Shady Cove Picnic Area, Shady Rest Campground, Sharp Rock Falls Campground, Southern Illinois Regional Landfill, Turkey Bayou Campground, University Mall Shopping Center, Upper Wilkinson Landing (historical), Wagners Landing, Water Lily Campground

  Mines     show all on map

Kinkaid Number 1 Quarry

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Attucks Park, Bower Park, Doug Lee Park, Evergreen Park, Fern Rocks Nature Preserve, Giant City State Park, Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area, Johnson Creek Recreation Area, Lake Murphysboro State Park, Lenus Turley Park, Oakdale Park, Oakland Field, Oakwood Bottoms Greentree Reservoir Interpretive Site, Parrish Park, Paul Ice Recreation Area, Renfro Park, Riverside Park, Tatum Heights Park, West Walnut Street Historic District

  Populated Places     show all on map

Ava, Boskydell, Bradley (historical), Campbell Hill, Carbondale, Cora, Crain, De Soto, Degognia, Dowell, Dry Hill, Elkville, Eltham (historical), Etherton, Evergreen Terrace, Glenn, Gorham, Grand Tower, Grange Hall, Grimsby, Grubbs, Hallidayboro, Harrison, Howardton, Jacob, Jones Ridge, Makanda, Matthews Junction, Mount Carbon, Murphysboro, Neunert, Oraville, Pomona, Poplar Ridge, Raddle, Reeds Station, Sand Ridge, Sato, Southern Hills, Stone Fort, Texas Junction, Vergennes, Ward, West Point

  Post Offices     show all on map

Carbondale Post Office, Murphysboro Post Office

  Ranges     show all on map

Pine Hills

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Borgsmiller Lake, Campus Lake, Carbondale Reservoir, Cedar Lake, Chautauqua Lake, Deer Lake, Elkville Country Club Reservoir, Elkville Reservoir, Kinkaid Lake, Lake Henry, Lake Murphysboro, Lake Murphysboro, New Thompson Lake, Spring Arbor Lake, Thompson Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Backbone Ridge, Dutch Ridge, Gum Ridge, Sand Ridge, Viney Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Aldrich School (historical), Antioch School, Antioch School (historical), Bandy School (historical), Big Lake School (historical), Bottom School (historical), Bower School (historical), Brehm Preparatory School, Brewer School, Brierpath School (historical), Brooks School (historical), Brown School, Buchanan School (historical), Buckles School, Buncombe School (historical), Burroughs School (historical), Carbondale Community High School Central Campus, Carbondale Community High School East Campus, Carruthers Elementary School, Covered Bridge School (historical), Cox Prairie School (historical), Crain School (historical), Crowell School (historical), Davis School (historical), De Soto Elementary School, Douglas School, Douglas School (historical), Edwards School (historical), Ellis Ridge School, Elverado School, Forest School (historical), Franklin School (historical), Giant City Elementary School, Glendale School, Halein School (historical), Hastings School (historical), Hickory Ridge School, Hiller School, Immanuel Lutheran School, Jenkins School, Jones School (historical), Lakeland Elementary School, Lancaster School (historical), Landreth School, Lewis Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Lincoln Middle School, Logan Elementary School, Logan School (historical), Longfellow School, Loy School (historical), Lutheran School (historical), Macedonia School, Manning Prairie School (historical), McElvain Elementary School, Mound Ridge School (historical), Murphysboro Middle School, Murphysboro Township High School (historical), New Era School (historical), Oak Grove School (historical), Oak Grove School (historical), Pleasant Grove School, Pleasant Grove School (historical), Pleasant Hill School, Pomona School (historical), Pond School, Rock Hill School, Rock Spring School (historical), Saint Andrews School, Saint Peters School, School Number 122 (historical), Sharon School, Shawnee Elementary School-North, Shoal Creek School, Snyder School (historical), Sodom School (historical), Solomon School, Southern Illinois University, Springmore School, Sugar Hill School (historical), Swamp Hollow School (historical), Talbot School (historical), Thomas Elementary School, Trico Senior High School, Union School (historical), Unity Point Elementary School, University School, Vergennes Elementary School, Wagner School (historical), Walbieser School (historical), Washington School, Will School (historical), Winkler Elementary School, Winkler School, Worthen School, Zion School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Bear Creek, Beaucoup Creek, Big Bayou, Big Branch, Big Muddy River, Branch Creek, Brushy Bayou, Camp Creek, Caney Creek, Cave Creek, Cedar Creek, Clay Lick Creek, Crab Orchard Creek, Drury Creek, Galum Creek, Glenn Creek, Grannys Branch, Halfmile Creek, Hutchins Creek, Indian Creek, Johnson Creek, Jones Quarry Creek, Kinkaid Creek, Lewis Creek, Little Crab Orchard Creek, Little Kinkaid Creek, Little Muddy River, Long Creek, Matusky Brook, Mud Creek, Piles Fork, Pond Creek, Poplar Camp Creek, Rattlesnake Creek, Reeds Creek, Rocky Branch, Rocky Fork, Shoal Creek, Sixmile Creek, Spring Creek, Sugar Creek, Sycamore Creek, Topping Creek, Town Creek, Walkers Creek, Wolf Creek, Worthen Bayou

  Summits     show all on map

Dutch Hill, Grassy Knob, Indian Hill, Lookout Rocks, Mount Carbon, Sugar Hill, Swallow Rock, Tater Hill, Walker Hill

  Towers     show all on map

Fountain Bluff Lookout Tower, Hickory Ridge Lookout Tower, WCIL-AM (Carbondale), WCIL-FM (Carbondale), WINI-AM (Murphysboro), WSIU-FM (Carbondale), WTAO-FM (Murphysboro), WXAN-FM (Ava)

  Valleys     show all on map

Austin Hollow, Bolton Camp Hollow, Cave Valley, Cove Hollow, Grand Canyon, Happy Hollow, Logan Hollow, Matusky Hollow, Rock Hollow, Rocky Hollow, Talbott Hollow, Trestle Hollow, Wolfden Hollow,

Jackson County, Illinois Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteJackson County White population 47,24947,248  
BlackJackson County Black population 8,7768,776
AsianJackson County Asian population 2,2242,224
MixedJackson County Mixed population 1,5031,502
American IndianJackson County American Indian population 301300
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderJackson County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 6060

Additional population tables :
State population table
Illinois population by county