Jakovany is a village and municipality in Sabinov District in the Prešov Region of north-eastern Slovakia.
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1314.
The municipality lies at an altitude of 507 metres and covers an area of 4.881 km². It has a population of about 355 people.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Presov, Slovakia"
Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1699-1896 (parish B)
Greek Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1846-1895 (parish B)