Mississippi

established Dec. 10, 1817 formerly known as Mississippi Territory
flag of Mississippi
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seal of Mississippi
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coat of arms of Mississippi
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Mississippi two letter code: MS
capital: Jackson est. 1821
population:
2,989,260 ( 63.50 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Hospitality State
Magnolia State
The Birthplace of America's Music
The Bayou State
4 Neighboring States:
Alabama
Arkanssas
Louisiana
Tennessee
4 Areacodes:
228     601     662     769    
Airport : 187
Heliport : 44
Electoral Votes: 6
State Motto: Virtute et armis
english translation: By valor and arms
Highest point in Mississippi: Woodall Mountain , 806 feet
fossil Basilosaurus and Zygorhiza whales
fossil scientific name Basilosaurus cetoides Zygorhiza kochii
tree Southern Magnolia
tree binomial nomenclature Magnolia grandiflora
flower Magnolia
flower scientificname Magnolia
fish Largemouth bass
fish binomial nomenclature Micropterus salmoides
bird Mockingbird
shell Eastern oyster
reptile American alligator
reptile scientific name Alligator mississippiensis
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
butterfly Spicebush swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio troilus
land mammal White-tailed deer
marine mammal Bottlenosed dolphin
rock or stone Petrified wood
zipcodes for Mississippi : 38601 38603 38606 38610 38611 38614 38617
all 407 zipcodes for Mississippi
Crime Chart Mississippi Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 2,994,079 318,857,056
violent crimes 8,3381,197,987
violent crime rate278.5375.7
murder and manslaughter25814,249
murder and manslaughter rate8.64.5
rape1,058116,645
rape rate35.336.6
robbery2,430325,802
robbery rate81.2102.2
aggravated assault4,592741,291
aggravated assault rate153.4232.5
property crimes87,4628,277,829
property crime rate2921.22596.1
burglary24,3521,729,806
burglary rate813.3542.5
larceny theft58,5915,858,496
larceny theft rate1956.91837.3
motor vechicle theft4,519689,527
motor vehicle theft rate150.9216.2
362 cities in Mississippi
Map City Population
Jackson 170,674
Gulfport 71,856
Southaven 52,589
Hattiesburg 46,805
Biloxi 45,637
Meridian 39,661
Olive Branch 36,010
Tupelo 35,680
Greenville 32,156
Horn Lake 26,915
Pearl 26,462
Madison 25,799
Starkville 25,366
Clinton 25,254
Ridgeland 24,351
Brandon 23,529
Columbus 23,168
Vicksburg 23,131
Oxford 22,314
Pascagoula 22,126
Laurel 18,837
Gautier 18,570
Ocean Springs 17,636
Clarksdale 16,847
Long Beach 15,555
Hernando 15,503
Greenwood 15,431
Natchez 15,128
Corinth 14,866
Canton 13,676
Moss Point 13,654
Grenada 12,900
McComb 12,661
Brookhaven 12,414
Cleveland 12,327
Bay St. Louis 12,030
Byram 11,509
D'Iberville 11,400
Yazoo City 11,245
West Point 10,990
Petal 10,701
Picayune 10,675
Indianola 9,943
New Albany 8,830
Booneville 8,816
Flowood 8,705
Gulf Hills 8,398
Diamondhead 8,132
Senatobia 7,963
St. Martin 7,627
Holly Springs 7,610
Philadelphia 7,391
Batesville 7,385
Kosciusko 7,187
Richland 7,087
Amory 7,067
Latimer 7,066
West Hattiesburg 6,853
Waveland 6,391
Louisville 6,314
Columbia 6,229
Vancleave 6,147
Pontotoc 5,944
Forest 5,695
Gulf Park Estates 5,571
Pass Christian 5,498
Aberdeen 5,397
Ripley 5,357
Saltillo 5,004
Waynesboro 4,975
Crystal Springs 4,939
Carthage 4,899
Ellisville 4,573
Wiggins 4,550
Winona 4,439
Magee 4,368
Florence 4,363
University 4,331
Beechwood 4,299
Leland 4,188
Fulton 4,077
Pearl River 3,935
Hazlehurst 3,924
Escatawpa 3,848
Mississippi State 3,637
Houston 3,544
New Hope 3,524
Tutwiler 3,496
Morton 3,439
Water Valley 3,380
Newton 3,356
Baldwyn 3,339
Verona 3,054
Lucedale 3,011
Iuka 3,001
Poplarville 2,985
Nicholson 2,904
Ruleville 2,790
Okolona 2,638
Macon 2,616
Guntown 2,608
Collins 2,570
Hollandale 2,545
Arnold Line 2,533
Mendenhall 2,488
Durant 2,486
Magnolia 2,371
Purvis 2,335
Moorhead 2,261
Raymond 2,225
Lumberton 2,223
Quitman 2,209
Farmington 2,194
Lyman 2,187
Shelby 2,123
Lynchburg 2,113
Eupora 2,106
Belzoni 2,069
Charleston 2,048
Belmont 2,039
Rolling Fork 2,038
Tchula 2,006
Union 1,987
Itta Bena 1,955
Nettleton 1,953
Wesson 1,908
Bruce 1,906
Flora 1,886
Shaw 1,841
Morgantown 1,799
Decatur 1,797
Drew 1,775
Shannon 1,771
Rosedale 1,756
Bridgetown 1,745
Calhoun City 1,739
Bay Springs 1,738
Sumrall 1,711
Kiln 1,709
Collinsville 1,699
Summit 1,682
Sardis 1,661
Walnut Grove 1,619
Lexington 1,609
Coldwater 1,603
Marks 1,581
Fayette 1,577
Marion 1,574
Centreville 1,560
Monticello 1,541
Hurley 1,538
Tunica Resorts 1,526
Tylertown 1,515
Pearlington 1,504
Lambert 1,490
Ackerman 1,482
Columbus AFB 1,478
Mound Bayou 1,473
Port Gibson 1,436
Nellieburg 1,432
Glendale 1,428
Raleigh 1,427
Robinhood 1,405
Hillsboro 1,401
Sharon 1,357
Pelahatchie 1,356
Goodman 1,330
Mississippi Valley State University 1,315
Taylorsville 1,302
Vardaman 1,297
Walls 1,268
Byhalia 1,255
Como 1,245
Jonestown 1,214
Duck Hill 1,210
Saucier 1,190
Conehatta 1,177
Brooksville 1,173
Elliott 1,170
Plantersville 1,163
Mantachie 1,138
Hide-A-Way Lake 1,132
Friars Point 1,120
Terry 1,103
North Tunica 1,096
Rawls Springs 1,084
Pickens 1,075
Sunflower 1,075
Cleary 1,070
Richton 1,066
De Kalb 1,057
Kearney Park 1,057
Stonewall 1,031
Toomsuba 1,020
Edwards 1,019
Caledonia 1,017
Metcalfe 1,014
Bude 1,012
Derma 1,006
Prentiss 1,002
Helena 1,000
DeLisle 996
Woodville 995
Tunica 981
Mount Olive 973
Ecru 966
Blue Mountain 953
Inverness 952
Beaumont 942
Burnsville 932
White Oak 922
Smithville 913
Gloster 909
Leakesville 880
Big Point 875
Maben 874
Coffeeville 872
Utica 857
Crenshaw 857
Wade 821
Polkville 810
Walnut 764
Tucker 762
Vaiden 750
Renova 728
Sandersville 721
Alcorn State University 703
Scooba 702
Liberty 694
Heidelberg 684
Sherman 677
Mathiston 676
Crowder 670
Anguilla 666
Isola 664
Thaxton 656
Cloverdale 652
Meridian Station 649
Redwater 643
Mooreville 643
New Augusta 641
Crawford 627
Boyle 622
New Houlka 613
Algoma 602
Kilmichael 602
Hickory Flat 557
State Line 556
Mayersville 553
Bolton 548
Hamilton 540
Ashland 538
Hickory 532
Webb 528
Lauderdale 522
Sledge 519
Oakland 514
Falkner 509
Courtland 509
Enterprise 503
Myrtle 502
Bogue Chitto 501
Potts Camp 499
Sidon 489
Jumpertown 487
Shuqualak 482
Bogue Chitto 479
Roxie 473
New Hamilton 472
Hatley 467
Dumas 466
Tremont 466
Buckatunna 458
Benoit 457
North Carrollton 455
Noxapater 451
D'Lo 447
Weir 445
New Hebron 441
Abbeville 435
Osyka 434
McLain 432
Meadville 431
Artesia 431
Gunnison 430
Holcomb 427
Bentonia 426
Shubuta 422
Merigold 418
Farrell 412
Glen 411
Foxworth 409
Duncan 408
Ethel 407
Soso 403
Cruger 361
Arcola 359
Coahoma 356
Taylor 348
Tishomingo 338
Mize 331
Beulah 331
Lyon 330
Chunky 327
Beauregard 326
Puckett 326
Lake 324
Rienzi 316
Seminary 313
Sumner 301
Silver City 300
Snow Lake Shores 298
Schlater 298
Clara 298
Crosby 297
Cary 287
Standing Pine 287
Georgetown 283
Lula 281
Sebastopol 279
Louin 269
Sturgis 268
Pace 261
Marietta 257
Toccopola 251
Tillatoba 251
Pachuta 250
Morgan City 245
Darling 239
Blue Springs 233
Bassfield 228
Mantee 224
Kossuth 209
Pope 209
Silver Creek 204
Pittsboro 199
Alligator 198
Golden 190
Louise 185
Carrollton 182
Winstonville 182
Braxton 181
West 173
French Camp 170
Falcon 152
Big Creek 151
Lena 143
Glendora 141
Walthall 139
Montrose 136
McCool 131
Sallis 130
Woodland 123
Paden 115
Slate Springs 108
Sylvarena 106
Eden 100
Henderson Point 98
Learned 94
Doddsville 91
Gattman 87
Satartia 53
82 counties in Mississippi
County Population
Hinds 231,840
Harrison 208,080
DeSoto 184,945
Rankin 155,271
Jackson 143,617
Madison 106,272
Lee 85,436
Forrest 74,897
Lauderdale 74,125
Jones 68,098
Lamar 63,343
Lowndes 58,595
Pearl River 55,535
Lafayette 54,019
Oktibbeha 49,587
Hancock 47,632
Warren 45,381
Washington 43,909
Pike 39,288
Alcorn 36,953
Marshall 35,294
Monroe 35,252
Panola 34,192
Lincoln 34,153
Pontotoc 32,174
Adams 30,693
Bolivar 30,628
Yazoo 29,690
Neshoba 29,118
Union 28,815
Tate 28,321
Leflore 28,183
Scott 28,124
Copiah 28,065
Simpson 26,658
Prentiss 25,126
Sunflower 25,110
Marion 24,573
George 24,500
Itawamba 23,390
Leake 22,786
Coahoma 22,124
Tippah 22,015
Newton 21,018
Grenada 20,758
Wayne 20,183
Tishomingo 19,383
Clay 19,316
Covington 18,636
Stone 18,336
Attala 18,174
Winston 17,955
Chickasaw 17,103
Holmes 17,010
Jasper 16,383
Smith 15,916
Clarke 15,541
Calhoun 14,361
Walthall 14,286
Tallahatchie 13,809
Greene 13,586
Lawrence 12,586
Amite 12,297
Yalobusha 12,108
Perry 11,973
Jefferson Davis 11,128
Noxubee 10,417
Carroll 9,947
Montgomery 9,775
Kemper 9,742
Webster 9,689
Tunica 9,632
Claiborne 8,988
Wilkinson 8,630
Benton 8,259
Choctaw 8,210
Humphreys 8,064
Franklin 7,713
Jefferson 6,990
Quitman 6,792
Sharkey 4,321
Issaquena 1,327