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Statistics & Facts

The Wisconsin state capital is Madison.
The population of Jackson is approximately 5,119 (2001), 6753 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 981 (1990), 2870 (2010).
The amount of land area in Jackson is 4.337 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.006 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jackson to Washington DC is 683 miles.
The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 67 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jackson is positioned 43.32 degrees north of the equator and 88.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin general area. Here is a map page for Jackson.
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History & History Related Items

The Village of Jackson was founded in the 1870's by a German immigrant by the name of Frank Reis, and later incorporated in 1912.

Here is a history page for Jackson. This page has some great pictures of Jackson's past.
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The founding of Jackson


The incorporation of Jackson

14 March 1912 as a village.


Jackson has two lakes, one of which lies in the village limits, Hasmer Lake and the other Tillie Lake which is on the edge of the village limits. Both of the lakes are approximately 10 acres in size. Also a small river goes through the village, Cedar Creek, which runs through the South-East edge of the village. The village has two highways that run through it, A freeway Highway 45, which runs North-South, and State HWY. 60 which runs East-West, also known as Main St.

Jackson Continues to be one of Wisconsin's fastest growing communities
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Jackson City Government

Village of Jackson
N168 W20733 Main Street
Jackson WI 53037
Phone: (262) 677-9001

Jackson Schools

Jackson Elementary School
w 204 n 16850 Jackson Drive
Jackson, WI
Phone: (262)-335-5475

Jackson has one public school. Jackson Elementary School resides within the village, it is part of the West Bend Joint School District. Grades K thru 5. Jackson


The population of Jackson was:
1990 - 2,486
1999 - 4,047
2000 - 4,998
2001 - 5,119

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