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Jackson is a city in Jackson County, Southeast Ohio.

Get in[edit]

By car, Jackson is located just off of OH-32. Accessible from the north (Columbus area) by taking US-23 south through Circleville and Chillicothe , then taking US-35 towards Jackson. From the west (Cincinnati area) take OH-32 east.

By plane, the closest airports to Jackson are Port-Columbus International and Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport.

Get around[edit]


  • Hammertown Lake.
  • Lake Alma.


  • Jackson County Apple Festival which is held annually each September for a week.



  • Bob Evans, 770 E Main Street, +1 740 288-1001.
  • Cardo's Pizza, 19 W South Street, +1 740 286-2525. Best pizza and sandwiches in town.
  • Dakota's Roadhouse, 451 Mccarty Ln, +1 740 288-7427.
  • Michael's Ice Cream, 223 E Main Street, +1 740 288-7577. An old-fashioned ice cream parlor that's got the best ice cream in town. Be sure to try out a Jackson County Bubble or a Jackson County veal.
  • Pizza Pub & Patio, 1 W Broadway St, +1 740 384-6682. Wellston, OH
  • The Colonial Restaurant, 181 E Main Street, +1 740 286-2303.
  • Toro Loco, 791 E Main Street, +1 740 288-7227. Very good Mexican food with a daily all-you-can-eat lunch buffet




Go next[edit]

  • Cincinnati, OH - appx. 2 hr drive
  • Columbus, OH - appx. 1.5 hr drive
  • Huntington, WV - appx. 2 hr drive
  • Charleston, WV - appx. 3 hr drive
  • Ashland, KY - appx. 1.5 hr drive
  • Portsmouth, OH - appx. 1 hr drive
Routes through Jackson
DaytonChillicothe  W US 35.svg E  GallipolisCharleston
CincinnatiBatavia  W OH-32.svg E  AthensParkersburg

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