Raymond, Mississippi

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

City in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States.

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Hinds County, 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.

County seat

Administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.

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Miaoli City is the county seat of Miaoli County.
Allentown, Pennsylvania, the third largest city in Pennsylvania and county seat of Lehigh County, May 2010
Many county seats in the United States feature a historic courthouse, such as this one in Renville County, Minnesota, pictured in May 2015.

An example is Harrison County, Mississippi, which lists both Biloxi and Gulfport as county seats, and Hinds County, Mississippi, which lists both Raymond and the state capital of Jackson.

Jackson metropolitan area, Mississippi

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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Jackson is the capital and the most populous city of the State of Mississippi. It is one of the county seats of Hinds County (Raymond being the other). As of the 2010 census Jackson's population was 173,514. 2016 estimates show a slight decrease to 169,148.

Battle of Raymond

Three sketches of the battle by Theodore R. Davis
Grant's Operations against Vicksburg.
General James B. McPherson
Map of Raymond Battlefield core and study areas by the American Battlefield Protection Program.
Photograph of cannons at the Raymond battlefield by Carol Highsmith
Battle of Raymond historic site on the Natchez Trace Parkway near Raymond, Mississippi.

The Battle of Raymond was fought on May 12, 1863, near Raymond, Mississippi, during the Vicksburg campaign of the American Civil War.

Luis Muñoz Marín

Puerto Rican journalist, politician, statesman and was the first elected governor of Puerto Rico, regarded as the "Architect of the Puerto Rico Commonwealth."

Zthe balcony David Dubinsky, Governor Munoz, and an unidentified man break ground for the ILGWU - IBEC Santiago Iglesias housing project in Puerto Rico, 1957
Puerto Rican flag removed by an American soldier
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963
Sculpture of Muñoz Marín inside the Capitol of Puerto Rico

On July 1, 1919 Muñoz Marín married Muna Lee, an American writer from Raymond, Mississippi who had grown up in Oklahoma.

Jackson, Mississippi

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

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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.

It is one of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi.

Hinds Community College

The University of Virginia, a public university in the United States

Hinds Community College is a public community college with its main campus in Raymond, Mississippi and branches in Jackson and Vicksburg.

Vicksburg campaign

Series of maneuvers and battles in the Western Theater of the American Civil War directed against Vicksburg, Mississippi, a fortress city that dominated the last Confederate-controlled section of the Mississippi River.

Lithograph of the Mississippi River Squadron running the Confederate blockade at Vicksburg on April 16, 1863
Operations against Vicksburg and Grant's bayou operations
View of Vicksburg vicinity and fortifications, 1863
Porter's flotilla arrives; General Sherman is going in a yawl to the flagship, USS Benton (1861).
Grant's operations against Vicksburg
Siege of Vicksburg. Corps and division commanders are shown for the period June 23 – July 4.
The monument to U.S. Grant at the national military park in Vicksburg, MS, unveiled in 1919
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General Joseph E. Johnston's forces in Raymond and Jackson, Mississippi, about 6,000 men, were elements of his Department of the West, including the brigades of Brig. Gen. John Gregg, and Col. Peyton H. Colquitt.

Kansas Joe McCoy

American Delta blues singer, musician and songwriter.

The Mississippi Delta (not to be confused with the Mississippi River Delta, in Louisiana)

Born in Raymond, Mississippi, he was the older brother of the blues accompanist Papa Charlie McCoy.

John Bell Williams

American Democratic politician who represented Mississippi in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1968 and served as Governor of Mississippi from 1968 to 1972.

John Bell Williams was born in 1918 in Raymond, the county seat of Hinds County, near the state capital of Jackson.