Jackson County Information

Marianna is the County Seat for Jackson County!  Marianna was founded in 1828 by Scottish entrepreneur Scott Beverege and named the town after his wife, Mary and her friend Anna combining their names to form Marianna.  Jackson County is Florida’s third oldest county, it was established in 1822 by an act of the Territorial Legislature. The original county spanned west from the Choctawhatchee River to east to Suwannee River, and north in Alabama and Georgia to the Gulf of Mexico.  The county is named after General Andrew Jackson who traveled through there during the Seminole Wars and moved there after the war. A small yet important battle took place in Jackson County during the Civil War. The Battle of Marianna spanned several miles of land and culminated the deepest penetration of Florida by Union troops during the entire war.


Below is more information about Jackson County including:

  • Important Landmarks

  • Directions to the Courthouse

  • Lodging Information

  • Transportation

  • Dining (if Available)

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