12 Best Tourist Attractions in Mississippi USA

12 Best Tourist Attractions in Mississippi USA

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3 Popular Attractions In Mississippi

  • Natchez Trace Parkway: National parkway along Ross R Barnett Reservoir in central Mississippi.
    • Ship Island: Islands off the Gulf Coast of Mississippi.

    Mississippi Facts:

    • The first female rural mail carrier in the United States was Mrs. Mamie Thomas. She delivered mail by buggy to the area southeast of Vicksburg in 1914.
    • Burnita Shelton Mathews of Hazelhurst was the first woman federal judge in the United States and served in Washington, the District of Columbia.
    • At Vicksburg, the United States Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station is the world’s largest hydraulic research laboratory.
    • While on a hunting expedition near Onward in November of 1902, President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear that had been surrounded. This event inspired a Brooklyn candy shop owner to create a stuffed “Teddy's Bear.” Teddy bears soon became a favorite toy all over the world.
    Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    City of Hattiesburg Hattiesburg Flags.jpg Nickname(s):

    The Hub City
    Location of Hattiesburg in the State of Mississippi

    Location of Hattiesburg in the State of Mississippi
    Hattiesburg, Mississippi is located in the United States

    Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    Location in the United States

    31°18′57″N 89°18′31″W / 31.31583°N 89.30861°W / 31.31583; -89.30861Coordinates: 31°18′57″N 89°18′31″W / 31.31583°N 89.30861°W / 31.31583; -89.30861 Country United States State Mississippi Counties Forrest, Lamar Founded 1882 Incorporated 1884 Government

    Mayor Ryan Flores (I) Area

    City 54.47sqmi (141.09km2) •Land 53.43sqmi (138.39km2) •Water 1.04sqmi (2.70km2) Elevation

    171ft (52m) Population

    City 45,989 •Estimate

    48,730 •Density 858.34/sqmi (331.41/km2) •Metro

    148,839 Time zone UTC−6 (CST) •Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT) ZIP code
    39401-39404, 39406, 39407
    Area code(s) 601, 769 FIPS code 28-31020 GNIS feature ID 0691565 Website www.hattiesburgms.com


    Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico. Its western border is formed by the Mississippi River. Located in the center of the state, Jackson is the state capital and largest city, with a population of approximately 175,000 people.

  • 3 thoughts on “12 Best Tourist Attractions in Mississippi USA

    1. How could you miss Natchez, Mississippi. The town is just one large Museum. Where DeSoto the Explorer came up on the Mississippi River (on the bluff). Plantation Antebellum homes. No mention of the Natchez Trace either.

    2. Try visiting Natchez Mississippi.much of the town is a Antebellum Museum. It was also the state capital of Mississippi. About a dozen Antebellum homes to explore and where the hysterical Road Natchez Trace begins. There is also the bluff and the casino, both are located near historical building fort Rosalie. This is just a mention a few things. It has a population of around 12 to 16000. It is located on the western tip of Mississippi Zip.39120, US Highway 61, and US Highway 84. It is also the first town established 1716, on the Mississippi River.

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