In an effort to protect the health and well-being of our citizens, a Civil Emergency has been declared in the City of Jackson to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. As a precaution, City Hall and all non-essential city government offices, including our Senior Community Centers and Early Childhood Development Centers will be closed until March 31, 2020. Public gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited. Bars have been ordered to close and restaurants may only operate as take-out, drive-through, or delivery service only. Please continue to exercise proper hygiene and social distancing. Information for more resources may be found here.

Park Maintenance Division

Cemetery Division

The Park Maintenance Division oversees the lawn care and maintenance of six (6) cemeteries in the City of Jackson. For more information about the cemeteries and availability contact Tiffiney Lea 601-960-1487.

Cemetery Information

CemeteriesAcreageNumber of GravesFirst BurialAvailability
Cedarlawn75.814,1471877Call for Availability
Elmwood6.3634N/ACall for Availability
Greenwood18.829321821Call for Availability
Lincoln2187N/ACall for Availability
Willow Park72748Early 1950sCall for Availability

Greenwood Cemetery
Greenwood Cemetery is the final resting place of:

  • 7 governors
  • 14 mayors
  • 8 judges (6 of whom where Supreme Court judges)
  • 24 clergymen
  • 6 Confederate generals

Mynelle Gardens

The purpose of this organization shall be to render support and assistance to the management and staff of Mynelle Gardens; to restore the gardens to the level of excellence originally visualized by Mrs. Hayward; to improve the quality of the cultural and social environment of our city through horticultural activities; and to develop programs at Mynelle Gardens with an educational purpose and to generate financial support for the gardens activities and development.

The Westbrook House which is located on the premises was recently renovated.  During fall 2003, the city renovated the exterior of the Westbrook House.  Currently, the city is in the process of restoring the interior as well.

Mynelle Gardens General Admission Fee
Children (Ages 4-12)$3.00
Senior Citizen$3.00
Mynelle Gardens Fees Schedule
Wedding Reception - (4 hour minimun)
Westbrook House$800.00
Addtional Hourly Rate $50.00
Damage Deposit$800.00
Summerhouse Pavilion & Wedding Lawn$400.00
Damage Deposit$200.00
Wedding Lawn - (2 hours only)$300.00
Damage Deposit$150.00
Annual Photographers Fee$400.00
Photographers Onsite Visit $25.00
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