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The name of the county honors Andrew Jackson, a U.S. congressman and senator, Tennessee Supreme Court judge, commander at the Battle of New Orleans, and the seventh President of the United States. The county seat is at Gainesboro.
When you visit Jackson you are within an hour or two drive to numerous state parks, including Shiloh National Military Park; Reelfoot Lake, which America's bald eagle calls home in winter; and Chickasaw State Park and Natchez Trace State Park with their rustic trails and picnic areas. Paris Landing State Park and Pickwick State Park - northeast and southeast respectively from Jackson - sit on the scenic Tennessee River and offer boating, golf courses, lodging and other recreational activities.
In the mid 1950's there was a new music sound that was starting to be heard and would have an everlasting effect on the world of music. This music blended blues, gospel, and rock and roll that was being recorded in Memphis, and the country music that as coming out the Nashville all into one. The name give to this music was "Rockabilly".