City and County Awards

    • Cool City Designation, June 2004

 

    • Jackson County named 4th best golf value in America by Golf Digest Magazine in 2004

 

    • 1997 Golf Digest rated Jackson County as #14 in its national ranking of best places to play golf

 

    • Ella Sharp Museum ranked first in Small Museums and second in the Art Gallery category by Michigan’s Best Treasure Awards 2000, Reader’s Choice Award

 

    • Dahlem Environmental Center ranked third among Michigan’s nature centers

 

  • Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary rated fourth best bird watching site in Michigan
    • The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association. City of Jackson has received this award annually since 1991

 

    • City of Jackson Police Department received the Weber-Seavey award in 1995 for their Resident-Officer Program. Only the top ten in the nation receive this award

 

    • Jackson County ISD received an Award of Excellence for the Manufacturing Technologies Laboratory 1999

 

    • Downtown Marketing Study Completed in 2003, this award-winning evaluation of the retail and residential market in Downtown Jackson can provide potential developers with needed information that may assist with planning and financing. For a copy of the Executive Summary or to request the complete study click here.

 

  • Cascades Falls Park ranked as number one Sledding Hill in Michigan