MISSISSIPPI

MISSISSIPPI

Capital Building View Jackson,MS

Forward Van Linesspecializes in providing outstanding moving services to and from Mississippi, with coverage from Jackson, Gulfport and Greenville.Most of Mississippi is part of the East Gulf Coastal Plain. The coastal plain is generally composed of low hills, such as the Pine Hills in the south and the North Central Hills. The Pontotoc Ridge and the Fall Line Hills in the northeast have somewhat higher elevations.

State webpage: www.mississippi.gov/

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Official language: English
Demonym: Mississippian

Capital: Jackson
Largest city: Jackson
Area: Ranked 32th in the US

  • Total: 48,430square miles (125,443km²)
  • Width: 170 miles (275 km)
  • Length: 340 miles (545 km)
  • % Water: 3
  • Latitude 30° 12′ N to 35° N
  • Longitude 88° 06′ W to 91° 39′ W
Population: Ranked 31st in the US

  • Total: 2,978,512(2011est)
  • Density: 63.5per square miles (24.5km²) Ranked 32nd in the US
Elevation: Woodall Mountain

  • Highest point: 807 with ft (246.0m)
  • Mean: 300ft (90m)
  • Lowest point: Gulf Mexico
Before statehood: Mississippi Territory
Admission to Union:December 10, 1817 (20th)
Go Time zones:

  • Central: UTC -6/-5
Abbreviation: MS Miss. US-MS

 

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