Welcome to Jackson, Michigan 1927 City Directory
We have scanned the original 1927 Polk's "Jackson City Directory" which includes a directory of the inhabitants, institutions, manufacturing establishments, societies, business, business firms and indexed it for your quick search. This directory includes the usual compilation of heads of households' residential listings, classified business pages, as well as miscellaneous data regarding churches, cemeteries, societies, governmental institutions, etc. We have listed these items in the order that we deem their importance, below.
The residential listings are first and consist of over 30,000 names of heads of households. To access this information, locate the alphabetical listings below and click on the letter which corresponds to the first letter of the last name for the person you are seeking. You will be taken to a list of page numbers which correspond to specific indexed surnames. Clicking on the page number should take you to the appropriate page.
Business listings are next and ar categorized alphabetically to speed your use. We have included not included names from the business listings or any other section due to the difficulty of creatingg a useful index of this information. You can peruse the business listings and other data, which follows the business listings, page by page by clicking on the page numbers below.
These pages are scans of the original document which are large files. The average page is about 200K and will download slowly if you are not on a fast connection. Please be patient and let us know if you have problems accessing the pages.