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Apartments in Jackson | Neighborhood

We are conveniently located in southwest Jackson with quick access to Interstates 20, 220, and 55. Our pet-friendly community features beautiful, lush landscaping, ample off-street parking, and generous living space in our oversized apartments. We invite you to come to tour our community and see why Woodbridge is a great place to call home!

 

Neighborhood in Jackson, MS

 

1. Mississippi Civil Rights Museum


The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum honors the rich history of the American Civil Rights Movement that was prominent in Mississippi from 1945 to 1970. Consisting of eight galleries laid out in circular fashion around a central rotunda, the Museum features permanent and rotating exhibits, as well as artifacts, photographs, and video from the often-tense, transformative period that reshaped the nation. Dedicated in 2017, the Museum welcomes nearly 200,000 visitors annually.

Elsewhere in Jackson, the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home on Margaret Walker Alexander Drive is a National Monument and house museum that pays homage to the life and tragic 1963 assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers. In addition, the Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center celebrates African-American history and culture through a number of exhibits and collections housed in Jackson’s first public school building for African-Americans.
 

222 North Street
Jackson, MS 39201
(601)576-6800
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2. Mississippi State Capitol 


Replacing the previous statehouse in 1903, the Mississippi State Capitol in Downtown Jackson spans more than 171,000 square feet, capped by a 180-foot dome. The sprawling Beaux Arts-style capitol is constructed of limestone and granite, with interiors featuring more than 10 types of marble from around the world and leaded stained-glass windows throughout. The Capitol houses the offices and chambers of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the state government.

Tours of the Capitol are available throughout the year and a gift shop is available to purchase Mississippi-themed souvenirs, local artwork, historical books, and much more! Just a few minutes away, the Old Capitol Museum is housed in the beautifully restored former statehouse that served Mississippi from 1840 to 1903. The Museum is replete with exhibits highlighting the history of the Magnolia State from Native American times, through the Colonial era, Civil war and beyond.  

400 High St
Jackson, MS 39201
(601)359-3114
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3. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science


Located in the beautiful LaFleur’s Bluff State Park in northwest Jackson, the Mississippi Museum of Natural History features exhibits and collections representing the state’s flora and fauna. From aquariums and re-created habitats, to a network of nature trails, the museum is dedicated to the study, appreciation, and conservation of the state’s biological diversity and natural resources. The Museum is also a significant research center with over one million specimens in the permanent collection.

On the banks of the Pearl River, 305-acre LaFleur’s Bluff State Park also offers a host of outdoor recreation opportunities from camping and fishing, to hiking, bird-watching and a nine-hole golf course. In addition to the nearby near-by Mississippi Children’s Museum, Jackson is also home to the Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, Museum of Mississippi History, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, and much more!

2148 Riverside Dr
Jackson, MS 39202
(601)576-6000
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4. Jackson Zoo


Established in 1919, the Jackson Zoo spans more than 110-acres in northwest Jackson’s Livingston Park. The Zoo is home to more than 775 animals representing 120 species and habitats from African rainforests to the swamps of Mississippi. Some of the Zoo’s most popular inhabitants include chimpanzees, red wolves, Mississippi black bears, pygmy hippos, tigers, giraffes, and more. Take a ride on the Endangered Species Carousel or hop aboard the Zoo train!

The Zoo is a member of the Zoological Association of America and places a major emphasis on conservation and sustainable practices in zookeeping. A number of community events and educational programs are hosted at the zoo throughout the year, with rental facilities available for private parties and group outings. Patrons are invited to grab refreshments from the Elephant House Café and pick up keepsakes at the Jackson Zoo Trading Company.

2918 W Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39209
(601)352-2580
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5. Jackson State University Athletics 


The Jackson State University Tigers and Lady Tigers compete in 14 varsity sports as member of the NCAA Division 1 Southwest Athletic Conference. With a capacity of more than 60,000, Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium hosts the popular tiger football team on Saturdays throughout the fall, including the heated annual Soul Bowl game between JSU and fellow HBCU member Alcorn State. The Stadium has also hosted the Egg Bowl rivalry game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

 

The men’s and women’s basketball teams play home games at 8,000-seat Williams Assembly Center, which also hosts concerts, graduation ceremonies and other events throughout the year. The Tigers also compete in baseball, softball, track, volleyball, soccer, golf, and bowling. SU’s famous “Sonic Boom of the South” marching band and Prancing J-Settes dance line are a fixture at Tiger games and have frequently appeared at NFL football halftime shows.

 

1400 John R. Lynch St.
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121
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Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Jackson

 

The Pig & Pint

Best Barbecue

Located on State Street north of Downtown Jackson, Pig & Pint serves mouthwatering barbecue and an extensive selection of local craft beer. From unique sharables like fried green tomatoes, Pepsi-glazed smoked wings, and pork rind nachos, to barbecue staples like pulled pork, baby back ribs and brisket, Pig & Pint has something to please all palettes!

3139 N State St
Jackson, MS 39216
(601)326-6070

 

Walker's Drive-In

Best Date Night Restaurant 

Just a short drive south from The Pig & Pint near the Fondren Arts District, Walker’s Drive-In offers upscale southern-inspired cuisine utilizing sustainable, local ingredients. Start with an order of fried lobster skewers or bbq fried oysters and choose from a variety of steaks, seafood, and more paired with delectable sides like white truffle risotto and pepper jack grits.

3016 N State St
Jackson, MS 39216
(601)982-2633

 

Sal & Mookie's New York Pizza and Ice Cream Joint

Best Pizza

Sal & Mookie’s, located in the Fondren Arts District north of Downtown, features New York-style pizzas, Italian-inspired pastas and subs, and award-winning wings and burgers. Try one of Sal & Mookie’s unique signature pies like the 4-Train, Times Square, or Empire State, or build you own. Cap off your meal with authentic New York cheesecake, tiramisu, or crème brulee.  

565 Taylor St
Jackson, MS 39216
(601)368-1919

 

Babalu

Best Latin Cuisine

Featuring hand-crafted southern cuisine with a Latin twist, Babalu is Jackson favorite for tapas, tacos, and fresh guacamole made table-side! Start with an order of fresh housemade chips and baked queso and a premium margarita. On the weekend, Babalu serves brunch from 11am-3pm featuring some of their most popular selections, mimosas, bloody marys, bellinis, Irish coffee, and more!

622 Duling Ave
Jackson, MS 39216
(601)366-5757

 

Saltine

Best Seafood

From their bright, inviting digs near Duling Avenue and North State Street, Saltine turns out a variety of delicious fresh seafood, unique sandwiches, small plates and upscale southern cuisine. Saltine’s weekend brunch is also a popular choice for unique offerings such as indulgent bourbon caramel French toasts, softshell crab benedict and brunch oysters with bacon and quail eggs!

622 Duling Ave
Suite 201
Jackson, MS 39216
(601)982-2899


 

Schools in Jackson, MS

Jackson Public Schools
(601) 960-8700

 

 

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