Map of the United States with Mississippi highlighted
alt=Downtown Jackson, Mississippi|Downtown Jackson, the capital and largest city by population in Mississippi
alt=Gulfport, Mississippi|Gulfport, the second largest city by population in Mississippi
A monument in Rose Hill Cemetery honoring Lewis A. Ragsdale, one of the founders of Meridian.
alt=Southaven Towne Center Mall|Southaven, suburb of Memphis, Tennessee and third largest city in Mississippi by population
alt=Hattiesburg, Mississippi|Hattiesburg, Mississippi's fourth largest city by population
Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman fought and won the Battle of Meridian in 1864.
alt=Biloxi, Mississippi|Biloxi, Mississippi's fifth largest city by population
Downtown Meridian in the early 1900s (photo taken near intersection of 22nd Ave and 4th St looking north)
alt=Downtown Meridian, Mississippi|Downtown Meridian, the sixth largest city in Mississippi by population
Meridian Union Station in the early 1900s
Looking into downtown Meridian from the 22nd Avenue Bridge in 2008. The Hotel Meridian was later demolished.
Meridian City Hall after restoration efforts
Meridian City Council ward map
Meridian Museum of Art
The Riley Center, renovated in 2006
Hamasa Shrine Temple Theater
Dentzel Carousel in Highland Park
Upper lake at Bonita Lakes park
Okatibbee Lake
Meridian's Union Station
Highways in Meridian
Meridian Community College has served the city since 1937
The headquarters of Meridian's only daily newspaper, The Meridian Star

State in the Southern United States.

- List of municipalities in Mississippi

Meridian is the seventh largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi, with a population of 41,148 at the 2010 census and an estimated population in 2018 of 36,347.

- Meridian, Mississippi
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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
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.

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

During the 1920s, Jackson surpassed Meridian to become the most populous city in the state following a speculative natural gas boom in the region.