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Serving as the county seat of Cape Girardeau County, Jackson lies in southeast Missouri along the Mississippi River. Home to over 14,000 residents, the area combines the vast expansive farmlands with dense woodlands and rolling hills. The city has excellent access to transportation throughout the state and the rest of the country. Cape Girardeau is the largest neighboring community. Large markets in the vicinity are found in St. Louis and Memphis, Tennessee. Interstate 55 leads north to St. Louis and south to Memphis. Highway 61 and 24 intersect in Jackson, while Highways D and K provide local routes to traveling in and around the area.

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