Jackson County was founded in 1836.
Jackson County is named for Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United
As of 2010, the population of Jackson
County is 14,075.
Jackson County receives annual rainfall
averages of 40 inches. Several historic storms affected the area. Hurricane
Carla’s eye passed southwest of Jackson County in September 1961. Jackson
County was also under a flash flood watch during Hurricane Alex in June 2010.
Jackson County entered the regular
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in August 1978.
For more helpful information, look underResources and Related Links.
For mapping questions, contact the FEMA Mapping Information eXchange (FMIX) – 1-877-336-2627.
Coastal Barrier Resources Systems are identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and can be viewed here.
For flood insurance questions, call the NFIP Hotline - 1-800-621-3362.(press 2 for insurance)