Mississippi USA

US State of Mississippi

Mississippi is one of the Deep South states of the United States.

Mississippi is bordered by Alabama (E), the Gulf of Mexico (S), Arkansas and Louisiana, with most of the border formed by the Mississippi River (W) and Tennessee (N).

US Postal abbreviation: MS.

The state takes its name from the Mississippi River, which flows along the western boundary.

Nicknames attached to Mississippi are the Magnolia State and the Hospitality State.

Mississippi Population

The population of Mississippi is 2,967,297 according to 2010 census.

Jackson is the Mississippi state capital and largest city. Other important cities are Biloxi, Greenville, Hattiesburg, and Meridian.

Mississippi Time

Mississippi is in the Central Time Zone in the United States of America (USA).  US Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-6 ).

Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

Towns and Cities in Mississippi

  • Aberdeen, Mississippi
  • Bay St. Louis
  • Belzoni
  • Biloxi
  • Brookhaven
  • Canton
  • Clarksdale
  • Cleveland
  • Clinton
  • Columbus
  • D'Iberville
  • Flowood
  • Forest
  • Gautier
  • Greenville
  • Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Hattiesburg
  • Jackson
  • Laurel
  • Long Beach
  • Madison
  • Meridian
  • Natchez
  • Ocean Springs
  • Olive Branch
  • Oxford
  • Pascagoula
  • Pearl
  • Picayune
  • Raymond
  • Ridgeland
  • Southaven
  • Starkville
  • Tunica
  • Tupelo
  • Vicksburg
  • Waveland
  • West Point
  • www.MS-US.net

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