Jacksonville, Oregon, sometimes called J’Ville by locals, is a town in Jackson County. This community is the namesake of Jackson Creek, a body of water that was a popular site for gold deposits during the Gold Rush. About 3,000 people call Jacksonville area home. It’s just five miles from Medford, and you can get to the larger city via bus or vehicle. If you happen to telecommute, then you’ll have something in common with approximately 10 percent of the local workforce.
According to Frommers, Jacksonville, Oregon is one of the coolest small towns in America. That’s because residents and visitors alike enjoy its quiet environment and abundance of wineries and dining options. This community is also one that highly reveres pioneer Peter Britt. The land he once owned here is now Britt Garden County Park. The park is the locale of the Britt Music and Arts Festival. Doc Griffith Park is a great place for cooling off or for having a picnic lunch. It has a splash park, a playground, and a picnic pavilion. Doc Griffith Park is steps away from Forty-Five Coffee, so you can have coffee and a snack after spending time in the park. You’ll find the Beekman Native Plant Arboretum near the historic Beekman House. It contains over several species of herbs, native trees, and shrubs. Jacksonville has one elementary school. Older students attend schools in Medford.
Jacksonville real estate consists of apartments, townhouses, single-family residences, and mobile homes. The family homes in Jacksonville have an average of two to three bedrooms. Forty-three percent of dwellings here were built during the mid/late 20th century, though there are many older and newer homes as well. If you’re planning to retire, then you’ll be in good company in this town. About 44 percent of residents are 65 years old and older. Even if you’re not retiring, you’ll still love living in Jacksonville. Its tiny population makes it simple to feel like part of a family. Plus, it’s a family-centered community with historic beauty and a calm, rural atmosphere.
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