Mississippi River Map and State Photo Gallery

Mississippi River Map

Shown Above: A Mississippi River Map

Photo: ronhaines.wordpress.com/

top 10 facts about mississippi

  1. Mississippi's official state flower is the Magnolia.
  2. Mississippi's official state tree is also the Magnolia.
  3. Mississippi 's official state bird is the Mockingbird.
  4. Mississippi is home to 17 Universities and many fine colleges. 
  5. America's first Parent Teachers Association (PTA) was formed in Mississippi.
  6. Mississippi is divided into three geographical regions: North, Central, and Southern.  
  7. Jackson and Gulfport are the only two cities in Mississippi with a population of more than 50,000 people. That's why there's a joke that goes like this: "What are the 3 largest cities in Mississippi?"  Answer: Birmingham, Mobile, and Montgomery. Alabamans find this joke hilarious. Mississipeans, not so much.
  8. The five largest cities in Mississippi (by population size) are Jackson, Gulfport, Southaven, Hattiesburg and Biloxi, in that order.
  9. A full Mississippi River Map shows the river bordering nine U.S. states.
  10. The state of Mississippi has 22 State Parks.

Above: The glitzy town of Gulfport. 

Photo: dnasoa.com

Mississippi State Parks

Here is an alphabetical list of all 22 state parks in Mississippi:

  1. Buccaneer State Park
  2. Carver Point State Park
  3. Clarkco State Park
  4. Cossar State Park
  5. Golden Memorial State Park
  6. Gulf Marine State Park
  7. Holmes County State Park
  8. Hugh White State Park
  9. J P Coleman State Park
  10. John W Kyle State Park
  11. Lake Lowndes State Park
  12. Leroy Percy State Park
  13. Nanih Waya State Park
  14. Natchez State Park
  15. Paul B Johnson State Park
  16. Percy Quin State Park
  17. Roosevelt State Park
  18. Shepard State Park
  19. Tishomingo State Park
  20. Tombigbee State Park
  21. Wall Doxey State Park
  22. Winterville State Park

Below: A vintage canon eyes the setting sun at Vicksburg National Military Park.

Photo credit: seancrane.com

Universities in Mississippi

  1. Alcorn State University (alcorn.edu)
  2. Belhaven University (bellhaven.edu)
  3. Blue Mountain College (bmc.edu)
  4. Delta State University
  5. Jackson State University
  6. Millsaps College
  7. Mississippi College
  8. Mississippi State University
  9. Mississippi University for Women
  10. Mississippi Valley State University
  11. Reformed Theological Seminary
  12. Rust College
  13. Tougaloo College
  14. University of Mississippi
  15. University of Mississippi Medical Center
  16. University of Southern Mississippi
  17. William Carey University


Above: Storm clouds loom like tomorrow's midterm exam over the University of Southern Mississippi.

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mississippitokorea/5955947323/

Above: A farmhouse in rural Mississippi.

Photo: ceddoberkeley.edu

Above: Mississippi's upscale waterfront Ridgeland neighborhood. 

Photo: livability.com

Above: The sleepy little town of Picayune.

Photo: city-data.com

Above: The architecturally significant Forest County Courthouse in Hattiesburg.

Photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/3126244833/

Above: A tiny house in Starkville. 

Photo: http://thearchitecturalist.tumblr.com/page/6

Above: The little house in Tupelo where Elvis Presley was born. 

Photo: get-packin.com

Above: Sunset over Biloxi.

photo: http://nikonites.com/attachments/landscape/13259-sundown-biloxi-ms-dsc_8890.jpg

useful links

Look here for Low-Cost Mississippi Car Insurance.

See this page to learn How to Work From Home in Mississippi, or anywhere else in America.

Go here for a complete list of Universities and PhD Programs in Mississippi and other U.S. states, plus Washington DC.

See this page for Affordable Travel to anywhere in America. 


Go here for a detailed list of discount Factory Outlet Malls in All 50  States. 

Click here to View Image Galleries from all 50 states.


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