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Mount-Jackson is one of the small towns of the Shenandoah County, located in northwestern Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 1,664 residents. The town lies in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and is rich in history and culture. The town was named to honor Andrew Jackson who was a frequent visitor in his travels from Washington D.C. to his home in Tennessee. There are many historic buildings in Mt. Jackson featuring a wide variety of architecture, several of which served as Confederate and Union Army field hospitals during the Civil War. Mt. Jackson successfully blends the old and new, from historic architecture and quaint antique shops to the latest in technological advancements. It's a town rich in Civil War history and the Mt. Jackson Historical District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Union Church in downtown Mount Jackson was used as a hospital, and you can see where the wounded soldiers wrote their names on the wall. Our Soldiers Cemetery has a monument listing the names of soldiers from all the Confederate states who died at the Mount Jackson Confederate Hospital. Also, near Mount Jackson, is the longest covered bridge in Virginia. Recreation in the area includes fishing, hiking, camping, skiing and golf. Mt. Jackson is located mid-way between Winchester and Harrisonburg on I-81 at exits 269 or 272.

Surrounding areas: Quicksburg, Virginia (4.5 mi), Bryce Resort, Virginia (10.5 mi), Luray, Virginia (11.5 mi), Roaring Run, Virginia (13.3 mi), Shenandoah, Virginia (18.1 mi), Fort Valley, Virginia (22.1 mi), Old Rag Mountain, Virginia (22.2 mi)

Mount Jackson Vacation Rentals

Mount Jackson Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Super 8 Motel250 Conicville BlvdMount Jackson, VA (540) 477-2911
Quality Inn Shenandoah Valley162 W Old Cross RdNew Market, VA7.3 mi.(540) 740-3141
Holiday Inn Express1130 Motel DrWoodstock, VA10.2 mi.(540) 459-5000
Comfort Inn Shenandoah1011 Motel DrWoodstock, VA10.4 mi.(540) 459-7600
Best Western In Town Of Luray410 W Main StLuray, VA10.7 mi.(540) 743-6511
Days Inn138 Whispering HL RdLuray, VA11.2 mi.(540) 743-4521
The Cardinal Inn1005 East Main StLuray, VA12.0 mi.(888) 648-4633
Lost River State Park - CabinsMathias, WV15.2 mi.(304) 897-5372
Hotel Strasburg213 Holliday StStrasburg, VA22.1 mi.(800) 348-8327
Budget Inn28999 Old Vly PikeStrasburg, VA22.3 mi.(540) 465-5298
See's MotelMain StWardensville, WV22.6 mi.(304) 874-2666
Ramada21 Signal Knob DrStrasburg, VA24.0 mi.(540) 465-2444
Affordable Efficiency20 Pleasant HL RdHarrisonburg, VA24.2 mi.(540) 432-7992
Howard Johnson Inn605 PRT Republic RdHarrisonburg, VA24.2 mi.(540) 434-6771
Candlewood Suites Harrisonburg1560 Country Club RdHarrisonburg, VA24.3 mi.(757) 952-0115
Candlewood Suites1560 Country Club RdHarrisonburg, VA24.3 mi.(540) 437-1400
Comfort Inn Harrisonburg1440 E Market StHarrisonburg, VA24.5 mi.(540) 433-6066
Holiday Inn Harrisonburg1400 E Market StHarrisonburg, VA24.5 mi.(540) 433-2521
Motel 610 Linda LnHarrisonburg, VA24.5 mi.(540) 433-6939
Shoneys Inn45 Burgess RdHarrisonburg, VA24.6 mi.(540) 433-6089
Hampton Inn85 University BlvdHarrisonburg, VA24.7 mi.(540) 432-1111
Courtyard By Marrott Harrisonburg1890 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA24.8 mi.(540) 432-3031
Jameson Inn - Harrisonburg1881 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA24.8 mi.(540) 442-1515
Sleep Inn1891 Evelyn Byrd AveHarrisonburg, VA24.8 mi.(540) 433-7100
Pioneer Motel541 S Royal AveFront Royal, VA26.3 mi.(540) 635-4784
Skyline Resort Motel622 S Royal AveFront Royal, VA26.3 mi.(540) 635-5354
Super 8 Motel111 South StFront Royal, VA26.4 mi.(540) 636-4888
Quality Inn-front Royal10 Commerce AveFront Royal, VA26.9 mi.(540) 635-3161
Cool Harbor Motel141 West 15TH StFront Royal, VA27.0 mi.(540) 635-2191
The Wayside Inn7783 Main StMiddletown, VA27.4 mi.(877) 869-1797
Super 8 Motel2120 Reliance RdMiddletown, VA27.5 mi.(540) 868-1800
Ramada1 Pleasant Valley RdHarrisonburg, VA27.8 mi.(540) 434-9981
Hampton Inn Front Royal9800 Winchester RdFront Royal, VA27.9 mi.(540) 635-1882
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson27 Covenant DrHarrisonburg, VA27.9 mi.(540) 433-2400
South Branch Inn1500 US 220 NMoorefield, WV28.0 mi.(304) 538-2033
Super 83330 South Main StHarrisonburg, VA28.1 mi.(540) 433-8888
Evans Motel508 N Main StMoorefield, WV28.3 mi.(304) 538-7771
The Village Inn4979 South Valley PikeHarrisonburg, VA29.3 mi.(540) 434-7355

Mount Jackson Weather & Climate

Northwest Virginia , near the West Virginia border, has a distinct four-season climate. The mountain at Bryce Resort climbs to 1,750 feet above sea level. As such, it's one of the snowiest regions of the state. Some of the heaviest snowfalls in the United States occur in the Appalachians of West Virginia and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The climate consists of moderately cold winters and comfortable cool summers. The normal average temperature is 47.6 degrees F., with summer temperatures averaging 70-80 degrees F. The average annual precipitation is 42 inches.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 42°F 22°F 2.64 in. -
February 46°F 24°F 2.37 in. -
March 56°F 31°F 2.69 in. -
April 66°F 39°F 2.55 in. -
May 75°F 49°F 3.53 in. -
June 83°F 58°F 3.21 in. -
July 87°F 62°F 3.29 in. -
August 85°F 61°F 3.19 in. -
September 79°F 54°F 3.70 in. -
October 68°F 42°F 2.91 in. -
November 56°F 34°F 2.71 in. -
December 46°F 26°F 2.39 in. -

Mount Jackson Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Shenandoah Valley Regional airport (SHD) located about 36 miles southwest of Mount Jackson in Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Virginia, the Charlottesville Albemarle airport (CHO) located approximately 43 miles south of Mount Jackson in Charlottesville, Virginia, Eastern Wv Regional Shepherd Field (MRB) located roughly 57 miles northeast of Mount Jackson in Martinsburg, West Virginia, and finally the Washington Dulles International airport (IAD) located around 65 miles east of Mount Jackson in Washington, District Of Columbia.

Mount Jackson Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersRockvilleMD83.1 mi.
Marshall Hall ParkBryans RoadMD84.1 mi.
Paramount's Kings DominionDoswellVA88.5 mi.
Water Parks
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD113.5 mi.
Golf Courses
Meadows Farms Golf CourseLocust GroveVA3.5 mi.
Somerset Golf ClubLocust GroveVA3.5 mi.
Luray Caverns Country Club & ResortLurayVA11.5 mi.
Packsaddle Ridge Golf ClubHarrisonburgVA24.7 mi.
Jacksons Chase at Pine HillsFront RoyalVA26.5 mi.
Lakeview Golf CourseHarrisonburgVA27.2 mi.
Valley View Golf CourseMoorefieldWV27.6 mi.
Front Royal Country ClubFront RoyalVA28.3 mi.
Ski Areas
Bryce ResortBasyeVA9.2 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA24.2 mi.
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA61.5 mi.
Wisp Ski AreaMchenryMD67.8 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA82.9 mi.
Whitetail Ski ResortMercersburgPA84.2 mi.
Blue KnobClaysburgPA107.3 mi.
State Parks
Lost River State ParkWV17.6 mi. 
Sky Meadows State ParkVA39.6 mi. 
James Madison MuseumOrangeVA45.0 mi.(History)
Toaster Museum FoundationCharlottesvilleVA50.6 mi.(Technology)
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleVA50.6 mi.(Art)
Zoos and Aquariums
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA26.5 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC86.8 mi.
The Baltimore ZooBaltimoreMD115.0 mi.
National Aquarium in BaltimoreBaltimoreMD115.0 mi.

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