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Jackson Hospital & Clinic

Montgomery, Alabama

Welcome to Jackson Hospital & Clinic!

We are excited that are you considering Jackson Hospital & Clinic for your next career adventure. This site is intended to provide you with resources about your work environment, the community, and the lifestyle in Montgomery, AL. 

About Us

Jackson Hospital's history is integral to the history of medicine in Central Alabama. The hospital's origin dates back to 1894 when Watkins Infirmary received its 1st patients at the hospital's present location. On September 16, 1946, Jackson Hospital opened with 37 patient beds and 5 attending physicians.

Today, licensed for 344 beds, Jackson Hospital is a community not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, and women's and children's care, along with 24-hour emergency services. It ranks among the largest hospitals in Alabama and is widely recognized for providing excellence in care. Even with our leading-edge technology and facilities, we remain true to our mission of providing superior personal healthcare in a safe, compassionate environment.

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Our Mission

Jackson Hospital is a not-for-profit organization committed to improving the health of all members of our community by providing superior, patient-centered and cost-effective care in a safe, compassionate environment.

Montgomery, Alabama

Incorporated on December 3, 1819, Montgomery is the second largest city in the state with a population of 205,764 according to the 2010 census. Today, Montgomery is known for its renaissance of historic downtown and redevelopment of the riverfront. Montgomery is a city rich in history, yet clearly focused on the future. Once the capital of the Confederacy, Montgomery grew to become the center of the Civil Rights Movement. We are more than just the capital of Alabama-we are the epitome of economic prosperity. We enjoy being the showplace for southern hospitality, beautiful weather, and high-tech jobs.

Living in the River Region

The Montgomery area is a balance between production and service economies with major interstates in all directions; public, private and military institutions of higher learning; and a proud heritage to showcase.


The warm Southern hospitality, high quality of life and low cost of living make Montgomery a wonderful place to put down roots and raise a family. Montgomery offers everything expected in a big city – from world-class arts and theater to state-of-the-art health care and vibrant retail – all with the small-town warmth seldom found in a city of this size.

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Favorite Montgomery Neighborhoods



Deer Creek

Grove Park


Population: 199,000

Median Income: $49,608

Median Age: 36

Pike Road

Population: 9,745

Median Income: $100,865

Median Age: 34


Population: 36,600

Median Income: $64,613

Median Age: 37


Population: 8,280

Median Income: $46,509

Median Age: 35


The Montgomery Public School system is home to several high-performing public and magnet schools, including Forest Avenue Magnet School, Baldwin Arts & Academics Magnet School, and Loveless Academic Magnet School.

Montgomery also hosts a wide variety of private school and early learning options.

Higher Education

Montgomery is home to several nationally-recognized colleges and universities with a wide variety of studies available to students. These colleges and universities are a mix of both public and private institutions.


Auburn University Montgomery

Established: 1967

Accrediting Body: SACSCOC

Enrollment: 5,200


Troy University Montgomery

Established: 1887

Accrediting Body: SACSCOC

Enrollment: 12,712


Alabama State University

Established: 1873

Accrediting Body: SACSCOC

Enrollment: 3,614


Faulker University

Established: 1942

Accrediting Body: SACSCOC

Enrollment: 3,262

Local Lifestyle

Montgomery is located in the heart of Central Alabama, with a number of local museums, historical monuments, and a rich history to explore. Not only does our city boast activities for the entire family to enjoy, but Montgomery is only a short drive away from the white, sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, and college football games in Tuscaloosa or Auburn. In addition to the cultural activities across Alabama, the state is home to beautiful lakes, caverns, and beautiful state parks within driving distance. 

Old Alabama Town

Legacy Museum

Montgomery Zoo

Biscuits Baseball

Montgomery Whitewater

The River Region's man-made whitewater rafting, and recreational complex that will provide an Appalachian river experience in walking distance of downtown Montgomery and will cater to beginners and experts alike, including an Olympic standard Competition venue.

Gulf Shores Beach: Gulf Shores, AL

Just over 3 hours from Montgomery, Gulf Shores is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the United States. The white, sandy beaches and unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico make Gulf Shores a beautiful, family-friendly vacation destination.

Lake Martin: Alexander City, AL

Lake Martin is located less than an hour from Montgomery. One of the largest manmade lakes in the United States, Lake Martin is a popular recreation area for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, and golfing. Lake Martin hosts many events throughout the year, including fishing tournaments, a fireworks show on the Fourth of July, and the Alexander City Jazz Festival. Lake Martin also includes many popular attractions, including eagles nest, natural sand beaches, restaurants, camping areas and popular islands. The lake has several landmarks, such as the Kowaliga Bridge, and several marinas, but perhaps the most recognized landmark on the lake is Chimney Rock, a large rock formation that resembles a chimney.

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