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Jackson is a city in Jackson County, Southeast Ohio.

Get in[edit]

Map of Jackson (Ohio)

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
  • Hammertown Lake.
  • Lake Alma.
  • 1 Leo Petroglyph. Leo Petroglyph (Q6524135) on Wikidata Leo Petroglyph on Wikipedia
  • 2 Buckeye Furnace Covered Bridge. Buckeye Furnace Covered Bridge (Q58904048) on Wikidata Buckeye Furnace Covered Bridge on Wikipedia
  • 3 Byer Covered Bridge. Byer Covered Bridge (Q58904033) on Wikidata Byer Covered Bridge on Wikipedia
  • 4 Johnson Road Covered Bridge. Johnson Road Covered Bridge (Q58904050) on Wikidata Johnson Road Covered Bridge on Wikipedia

Oak Hill[edit]

  • 5 Welsh-American Heritage Museum (Oak Hill Welsh Congregational Church), 412 E Main St. A museum for Americans of Welsh heritage. Oak Hill Welsh Congregational Church (Q14716764) on Wikidata Oak Hill Welsh Congregational Church on Wikipedia
  • 6 Jefferson Furnace. This historic furnace made iron for the Civil War Ironclad, The Monitor. Jefferson Furnace (Q6175471) on Wikidata Jefferson Furnace on Wikipedia


The water tower painted to look like an apple.
Jackson Apple Festival
  • Jackson County Apple Festival. Held annually each September for a week.. Jackson County Apple Festival (Q6117019) on Wikidata Jackson County Apple Festival on Wikipedia
  • 1 Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve. Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve (Q6476420) on Wikidata Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve on Wikipedia



  • 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




Jackson Post Office

Go next[edit]

Routes through Jackson
DaytonChillicothe  W US 35.svg E  GallipolisCharleston
CincinnatiBatavia  W OH-32.svg E  AthensParkersburg

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