Jackson County Tourist Development Council
Jackson County Florida is known for its southern hospitality, located in Northwest Florida approximately one hour west of Tallahassee and one hour north of Panama City. Eleven municipalities call Jackson home with Marianna the county seat. This gorgeous area host an array of antebellum homes, surrounded by canopy oak trees, and miles of meandering waterways. Unspoiled and largely undisturbed, Jackson County, Florida's pristine natural wonders and towns steeped with history are known to only a few. Experience a relaxed lifestyle and a quality of life available in only a very few places. The Chipola River, Spring Creek, Lake Seminole, Merritt's Mill Pond are secret honey spots for paddling, fishing and boating. Tour the streets of Marianna either self guided or with a tour to hear heritage and history from the Battle of Marianna, Spanish missionaries and explorers traveled . Begin your journey at the iconic historic Russ House home to the visitors center open to the public for free tours and more information on Jackson County. It will change your way of life.