Jackson is a town in Northampton County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 695 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Northampton County.
Jackson is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Jackson is located at 36°23′25″N 77°25′20″W / 36.39028°N 77.42222°W / 36.39028; -77.42222 (36.390317, -77.422193).