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  • Welcome to Jackson County and all the best that we have to offer!  Our county’s hospitality and warm friendly people are only second to the fun, exciting adventures you can find here.

    Just a couple hours driving time from Houston, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Austin, Jackson County’s small town charm appeals to those who want a slower-paced life within reach of the big city.

    10,000 acre Lake Texana provides for water recreation, fishing and fun; while the adjacent Brackenridge and Texana parks have campgrounds, RV sites and cabins available to extend your stay. Numerous well-maintained boat ramps are available for visitors to launch their boats for a day of relaxation on the lake and rivers.

    The Brackenridge Recreation Complex includes the Main Event Center, the historic Texana Church, a paintball course, and equestrian trail.  Home of the annual Texana Chili Spill, Jackson County Youth Fair, and multiple rodeos, the Main Event Center provides a modern facility for people to gather.

    The area is rich with wildlife for hunters, birders, photographers and nature enthusiasts alike.  The Chamber’s Best of Texas Big Buck and Big Hog Contest held every fall awards prizes to the biggest trophy and best photos.

    In addition to Brackenridge and Texana Parks, Jackson County boasts Bennett Park, Devers Park and Shelby Park along with two children’s parks in Edna for picnics and other outside activities.

    Jackson County is home to the Lavaca Bluffs Vineyard and Winery, a popular meeting place among locals and visitors who want to learn more about the wine-making process or just get away for a few hours and enjoy a wine tasting. 

    The Rear Window Listening Room provides big city musical entertainment in a relaxed environment.

    Our state of the art hospital and medical facilities provide quality healthcare for the county.  We hope you don’t need to visit them while you are here, but if you do, rest assured you will be in great hands.  A Wellness Center operated by the Jackson County hospital District reflects the district’s commitment to patient health.

    The rich soil in Jackson County is valuable to ranchers and farmers alike.  From grazing cattle to growing corn, rice cotton or milo, farming Jackson County has served generations of families who make their livelihood from the earth.

    With our rich history, great people, friendly churches,  outdoor access, excellent schools and health care, it’s no wonder nearly 15,000 people choose to call Jackson County home. Welcome to Jackson County, Texas.  Whether you are here for a night or a lifetime, we hope you enjoy your stay.

    Whether you are here for a short visit or looking for a place to relocate, we hope that your experience here is a pleasant one. The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture is here to assist you with county information including maps, brochures, directories and other informational material to help you determine just how to make the most of your time here. 

    To contact the Chamber stop in at our office located at 130 W. Main in Edna, send us an email at info@jctx.us or give us a call at 361-782-7146.