Welcome to jackson county Indiana!


Fall is a great time to Bike Jackson County! This guide includes five bike routes and info on annual bike events, dining, places to stay. Pick up a Map at the Visitor Center or download here.

Jackson County Watermelon Festival

Jackson County Watermelon Festival is September 4-6, around Brownstown's Courthouse Square. Enjoy a seed spitting contest, watermelon sack race, watermelon eating contest, karaoke, cake walk, parade and free watermelon! More info


View all special events by selecting a date in the calendar or by clicking the red bar for a full list.

Click to read our latest newsletter featuring all of the special events this month in Jackson County!

Also, visit the new Jackson County Bicentennial website to participate in the 2016 celebration.

Jackson County mixes a peaceful pace in the picturesque rolling hills of southern Indiana with vivid artsy flavors. This is home to covered bridges, round barns, a historic train depot, hiking, biking, bird watching and a national wildlife refuge! Live music, paint outs, artisan handiwork, gourmet sweets and wineries are here just for you, too. So, what are you waiting for? Come home to our small towns!