A report on Jackson, Mississippi

The entire Choctaw Nation's location and size compared to the U.S. state of Mississippi
Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States and the city's namesake
"Raising the Stars and Stripes Over the Capitol of the State of Mississippi", engraving from Harper's Weekly, June 20, 1863, after the capture of Jackson by Union forces during the American Civil War
September 1863 map of the Siege of Jackson
Mississippi Old Capitol, downtown Jackson
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Map of Jackson in 1919
April 16, 1921 flood on Town Creek, a tributary of the Pearl River in Jackson. The photo is a view of East Capitol Street looking east from North Farish Street.
Standard Life Building, downtown Jackson
Old Greyhound Bus Station
Photograph of Jackson Mississippi taken from the International Space Station
Map of racial distribution in Jackson, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
1874 engraving in Scribner's Monthly of the Old Capitol, the seat of Mississippi's legislature from 1839 to 1903.
Jackson State University band "The Sonic Boom"
Millsaps College is one of several institutions in and around Jackson established before 1900.
Mississippi State Capitol
Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi
Lamar Life Building, downtown Jackson.
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the largest stadium facility in Jackson. Its parking lot often is used by employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center nearby.

Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

- Jackson, Mississippi

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Mississippi

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State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas.

State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas.

Choctaw Village near the Chefuncte, by Francois Bernard, 1869, Peabody Museum—Harvard University. The women are preparing dye in order to color cane strips for making baskets.
Pushmataha, Choctaw Principal Chief
The Big House at D'Evereux Plantation. Built in 1840, the mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Confederate lines, Vicksburg, May 19, 1863. Shows assault by US 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry
The legislature of the State of Mississippi in 1890
Child workers, Pass Christian, 1911, by Lewis Hine
Mexican American boy and African American man at the Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi, in 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott
Dancing at a juke joint near Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott
The previous flag of Mississippi, used until June 30, 2020, featured the Confederate battle flag
Bottomland hardwood swamp near Ashland
Map of the Mississippi Delta Region (outlined in green)
Map with all counties and their county seats
Köppen climate types of Mississippi, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Hurricanes Camille (left) and Katrina from satellite imagery, as they approached the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Leaving Tennessee on US Highway 61
Clark Creek Natural Area, Wilkinson County
A racial/ethnic map of the state of Mississippi. The purple counties have black majorities, the blue ones have white majorities. The darker the color, the larger the majority.
Mississippi population density map
Liberty Baptist Church, Amite County
A Mississippi U.S. quarter
Sharecropper's daughter, Lauderdale County, 1935
2014 Corolla built by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi on display at the Tupelo Automobile Museum
Five Governors of Mississippi in 1976, from left: Ross Barnett, James P. Coleman, William L. Waller, John Bell Williams, and Paul B. Johnson Jr.
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election
The Vicksburg Bridge carries I-20 and U.S. 80 across the Mississippi River at Vicksburg.
The Ross Barnett Reservoir at sunset
The Mississippi State Capitol was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2016.

Jackson is both the state's capital and largest city.

Jackson metropolitan area, Mississippi

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Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

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Mississippi State Capitol
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Jackson is the principal city of the MSA.

Hinds County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Public School Districts in Hinds County

Its county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital.

Madison County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Madison County is part of the Jackson, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Rankin County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Rankin County is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Raymond, Mississippi

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City in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States.

City in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States.

Cooper's Well, circa 1900
Cooper's Well Resort, circa 1900
Raymond Courthouse
Raymond water tower
Cain Cochran Hall on the Raymond Campus of Hinds Community College

Raymond is one of two county seats of Hinds County (along with Jackson) and is the home of the main campus of Hinds Community College.

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Historic city in Warren County, Mississippi, United States.

Historic city in Warren County, Mississippi, United States.

Vicksburg City Hall, by architect James Riely Gordon
U.S. Post Office (former) and Courthouse in Vicksburg
Drawing of the hanging of five gamblers in Vicksburg in 1835
View of Vicksburg in 1855
Floating drydock in Vicksburg, circa 1905
Mississippi River Commission building, built 1884
Mississippi River at Vicksburg

It is located 234 mi northwest of New Orleans at the confluence of the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 mi due west of Jackson, the state capital.

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport

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Looking east from the West Concourse, July 2005
Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport departures and ticketing hall
Southwest 737 at Jackson, Sept 2010
Aircraft movements per year at JAN (1990-2013, inclusive). Data from FAA.

Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport is a city-owned civil-military airport in Jackson, Mississippi, 6 mi east of Downtown Jackson, across the Pearl River.

Evers at the White House in 1961

Medgar Evers

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American civil rights activist and the NAACP's first field secretary in Mississippi who was assassinated by a white supremacist.

American civil rights activist and the NAACP's first field secretary in Mississippi who was assassinated by a white supremacist.

Evers at the White House in 1961
The rifle used by De La Beckwith to assassinate Evers
The Evers house at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive, now the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument, where Medgar Evers was fatally shot after getting out of his car.
Medgar Evers's grave in Arlington National Cemetery in 2007
A statue of Evers at the Medgar Evers Boulevard Library in Jackson, Mississippi

Evers was murdered in 1963 at his home in Jackson, Mississippi, now the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument, by Byron De La Beckwith, a member of the White Citizens' Council in Jackson.

Natchez, Mississippi

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County seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.

County seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.

Steamboat operating out of New Orleans
House on Broadway Street, Eidelweiss

Natchez is some 90 mi southwest of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, which is located near the center of the state.