Most numbers within Area Code 601 are located in the following cities: Jackson, Bolton, Advanced Intelligent Network, Laurel, Meridian, Natchez, Picayune, Mount Olive, Brandon, Vicksburg, Centreville, Billing Only, Greenwood, Tylertown, Hazlehurst, Gloster, Quitman, Mendenhall, Union, Mccomb, Raleigh, Purvis, Poplarville, Sumrall, Lumberton, Collins, Beaumont, Lucedale, Taylorsville, Carthage, Woodville, Hattiesburg, Fayette, Forest, Mc Lain, Waynesboro, Brookhaven, Columbia, Crystal Springs, Philadelphia, Roxie, De Kalb, Wiggins, Richton, Conway, Clinton, Heidelberg, Ellisville, Lauderdale, Port Gibson, Newton, Soso, Magee, Meadville, Canton, Monticello, Leakesville, Mize, Flora, Magnolia, Madison, Neely, Raymond, Hermanville, Liberty, Preston, Osyka, Pelahatchie, Directory Assistance, Standard Plant Test Code, Wesson, Edwards, Brooklyn, Toomsuba, Decatur, Crosby, Seminary, Buckatunna, Enterprise, Bay Springs, Shubuta, Newhebron, Intralata Pic Validation, Rose Hill, Morton, Louin, Pascagoula, Lake, Prentiss, Cedar Rapids, Little Rock, Florence, State Line, Georgetown, Terry, Utica, Silver Creek, Bassfield, FGB Access Code, New Augusta, Ridgeland.
About Jackson, Mississippi
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the primary seat of Hinds County, equally sharing its county power with the Town of Raymond. The City of Jackson also owns more than 3,000 acres, which is the home of the Jackson-Medgar Evers International Airport located in both Madison and Rankin Counties. Jackson is on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, and it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. The city is named after General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later served as U.S. President.The current slogan for the city is "The City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel, folk, and jazz, and was even mentioned in Mark Ronson's 2014 hit song " Uptown Funk ", featuring Bruno Mars. The city is the anchor for the metropolitan statistical area (MSA). While its population declined from 184,256 at the 2000 census to 173,514 at the 2010 census, the metropolitan region grew. The 2010 census ascribed a population of 539,057 to the five-county Jackson metropolitan area.