Honors & Recognition

City-Related
  • Cool City Designation: Michigan State Government – City of Jackson, June 2004
  • Weber-Seavy Award: Jackson Police Department Resident-Officer Program, 1995 which is awarded to only 10 programs in the nation
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting: Government Finance Officers Association – City of Jackson, annually since 1991
  • #1 Ranking in Small Museums and #2 Ranking in Art Galleries: Michigan’s Best Treasure Awards and Readers’ Choice Awards – Ella Sharp Museum, 2000
County-Related
  • 4th Best Golf Value in America: Golf Digest Magazine – Jackson County, 2004
  • #14 Ranking on Best Places to Play Golf: Golf Digest Magazine – Jackson County, 1997
  • Award of Excellence: Jackson County ISD Manufacturing Technologies Laboratory, 1999
  • #3 Ranking Among Michigan’s Nature Centers: Dahlem Environmental Center
  • 4th Best Bird Watching Site in Michigan: Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary