City of Jacob City, Florida

Jacob City is a city in Jackson County, Florida. The town’s history is rooted in a story of friendship and unity between white and black people. Known as the rich man’s town were no blacks were welcome, Jacob Jones decided to house the first blacks on his property. Many folks admired Mr. Jones for his inclusion of blacks and decided to rename the city after him. Now Jacob City has turned itself into a thriving community where diversity continues to shine!