Jackson, central and south
The 38301 zip code includes much of what was originally Jackson including downtown and south Jackson. It has a wide range of neighborhoods. One of the more interesting one is the LANA (Lambuth Area Neighbor Association). Lots of historical homes located close to the University of Memphis - Lambuth Campus. LANA is the most active neighborhood association with activities and regular meetings. As with most older area there has been some decay, but Jackson has a aggressive redevelopment program. More recently West Tennessee Healthcare has developed a 84,000 square foot medical fitness center downtown. This has encourage the development high end apartments and new residential construction in adjacent areas. South Jackson is a community in its self. Separated from downtown Jackson by the Forked Deer River and its basin, it has a wide variety residential housing and good public schools.