Jackson is the capital and largest city in Mississippi and is considered to be at the southern border of the Mississippi Delta.
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Located south of the Yazoo River, Jackson is considered to be at the southern border of the Mississippi Delta and is one of two county seats of Hinds County, with the city of Raymond being the other.
The current slogan for the city is “Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul,” and Jackson is ranked 3rd out of America's 100 largest metro areas for the best “Bang for Your Buck” city according to Forbes magazine. The city is named after Andrew Jackson, who was a general at the time of the naming but later became president of the United States. The city is the anchor of the Metro area.