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The population of Jackson is approximately 4,303 (2005), 4651 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,859 (2000), 2065 (2010).

The amount of land area in Jackson is 9.1 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Jackson is 3.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jackson to Washington DC is 2482 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jackson is positioned 38.35 degrees north of the equator and 120.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Jackson elevation is 1,240 feet above sea level.
Jackson median income is $35,944 (2000).

The Jackson median home price is $149,200 (2000).

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Jackson location: southeast of Sacramento and almost directly south of Placerville. Other nearby communities include Sutter Creek, Mokelumne Hill, Amador City, Plymouth, Ione, San Andreas, Valley Springs and Wallace.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Jackson is mild with no real extreme temperatures. Occasionally there will be very high or low temperatures. Normally, summer temperatures range between 80 and 102. Snow may fall during the winter, but it is not common and usually there is only a small amount of snow that melts quickly.
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Jackson history:

Jackson is another of the Gold Rush towns in early California. For many years, it was known as a "Mother Lode Mecca." The community was born in 1848 when camp was set-up near a spring by Col. Alden Jackson. Later, many miners came to seek their fortunes. In 1862, the downtown area was consumed by fire. The most prominent mine here was the Kennedy Mine which began production in 1860. It was the deepest gold min in North America at 5,912 feet and closed in 1942. The last mine in Jackson closed in 1943.

Here is a history page for Jackson along with some nice pictures. Try this mining history page for information about the gold mines from the past. Some nice pictures are also included..
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Jackson attractions:

Take a walking tour of historic Main Street in Jackson

The Kennedy Mine
one of the deepest gold mines in the world at 5912 feet. It was continuously run from 1860 until 1942 when it closed.

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