Mississippi Facts

Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson MS
Mississippi State Capitol Building

Introduction - State of Mississippi

Passed through by the longest river in the United States, the state of Mississippi is part of the Southeast region of the United States where the typical climate is hot and humid. The state borders Tennessee to the north, Alabama to the east, Arkansas to the west, and Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. With all of its family friendly activities, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a popular vacation spot for families. Historically speaking, there were once over twenty Native American Indian tribes who first inhabited the area where present day Mississippi lies. Read about what happened to them in the interesting facts section below as well as other interesting information and historical facts about this state written for kids and adults.

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State of Mississippi Quick Facts

State of Mississippi Interesting Facts

State of Mississippi Historical Facts