The Labeled Map of Mississippi shows where the Mississippi state is situated, in the US. It is one of the fifty US states in the Southern United States. This place is known as ‘Dixie’ region. The official nickname of Mississippi is designated as ‘The Magnolia State.’ The state of Mississippi has borders with the Tennessee River. This is further defined into a short section of the Mississippi/Alabama border that is located in the northeastern corner of the state.
Labeled Map of Mississippi
The balance portion of the state’s border is considered to be approximately in the form of a straight line. Besides, this line bisects the state, which was earlier referred to as entire Mississippi Territory, into two halves. Here, the lower River of Mississippi constitutes the border of Mississippi state with Arkansas. But, a portion of the state’s border is with Louisiana in the west. The southern part of Mississippi/Louisiana border is formed by the Pearl River. By referring to the labeled map of Mississippi, the user will be able identify all the details of the state border.
The map also provides the location of the state capital city known as, Jackson. It also includes other details, such as location of populated places and major cities, lakes and rivers, highways of principal as well as interstate, including railroads of importance. The land area covered by the state is 48,432 square miles or125,438 square kilometers. This makes this state equivalent to about half the size of the United Kingdom. The total population of this state is approximately 2.97 million people. The rivers that flow in the state of Mississippi, include the Pascagoula River, the Mississippi River, the Big Black River, and the Pearl River. The names of various religions in the state, include Baptists, Episcopalian, Catholics, Lutherans, Methodists, Pentecostals, Judaism and Islam.
Labeled Map of Mississippi with States
As a part of the labeled map of Mississippi with states, it has been divided into eighty-two counties. Names of the counties, include Hinds County, Harrison County, DeSoto County, and Rankin County.
Labeled Map of Mississippi with Cities
As a part of the labeled map of Mississippi with cities, the capital and the largest city in the state is Jackson. Other names of the cities, include Biloxi, Hattiesburg, Southaven and Gulfport.
Labeled Mississippi Map with Capital
The labeled Mississippi with capital, shows that Jackson city is the capital of Mississippi, in the US. It is situated along the Pearl River, which is in the west-central region of the state, and about 290 kilometers or 180 miles north of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city has several colleges, like Belhaven College and Millsaps College.
Important educational institutions, include Jackson State University, University of Mississippi Medical Center, two campuses of Hinds Community College, and the Mississippi College. The city has Museums, like the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Some of the well-known attractions and events that will be held every year in this city include the Mississippi State Fair, and the Dixie National Western Festival.