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(Encyclopedia) Vicksburg, city (1990 pop. 20,908), seat of Warren co., W Miss., on bluffs above the Mississippi River at the mouth of the Yazoo; inc. 1825. An important port, it is the commercial, processing,...

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(Encyclopedia) Mississippi mĭs˝əsĭp´ē [key], one of the Deep South states of the United States. It is bordered by Alabama (E), the Gulf of Mexico (S), Arkansas and Louisiana, with most of that border f...


Mississippi State Facts Organized as territory: April 7, 1798Entered Union: Dec. 10, 1817 (20th State)Present constitution adopted: 1890 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: M…