Good old-fashioned Southern hospitality combined with a rich history makes the capital of Mississippi a great place to live, work and play. Known as ""The City with a Soul,"" Jackson is the most populous city in Mississippi, with more than 537,000 people in its five-county metropolitan area. There are an endless variety of family-friendly places to explore and discover in this state capital, ranging from interactive museums and a planetarium to the Jackson Zoo and acres of gardens and parks. The city is also home to several colleges, universities, and private schools.
A leader in cutting-edge technology for more than 40 years, Central Mississippi Medical Center is a 429-bed healthcare facility. The CMMC offers a wide continuum of services provided in a safe, caring, environment. Its core centers of excellence include diagnostic and surgical cardiology, obstetrics and women's health, cancer care services, emergency care, diabetes management, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, surgery, pediatrics and a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery.