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Overview

Jackson is in Northwest Wyoming, close to the south end of Grand Teton National Park. It is the gateway to two of the United States' best-known national parks, Grand Teton itself and nearby Yellowstone. Many famous people maintain vacation homes in and around this area. The combined elements of beautiful mountain scenery, Old West heritage, tourist traps and celebrity residents give this small town a unique atmosphere both cosmopolitan and frontier.

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Fun Facts

  1. Jackson is a major gateway for millions of tourists visiting nearby Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and the National Elk Refuge.
  2. Jackson is often erroneously referred to as "Jackson Hole," the valley in which it is located.
  3. In 2009, Jackson was designated as a Preserve America Community.
  4. Charles Schwab, Tiger Woods, and Dick Cheney are among the famous folks who own prime property in Jackson,
  5. In Jackson, it is against the law to spit on the sidewalks or in the streets.

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