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Raymond

Hinds County,

Mississippi

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The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.


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Zip Codes

39154

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Raymond is approximately 2,275 (1990), 1933 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 477 (1990), 448 (2010).

The amount of land area in Raymond is 2.588 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Raymond to Washington DC is 906 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 13 miles. (as the crow flies)
Raymond is positioned 32.26 degrees north of the equator and 90.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Raymond location: slightly southwest of Jackson

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History & History Related Items

Raymond history:

Raymond was the site of a decisive battle in the Grant's Vicksburg Campaign, May 12, 1863. It has many antebellum homes and historical sites, including a beautiful antebellum Courthouse.

Established in 1829 as the county seat of Hinds County, Raymond has a rich and colorful history. As a stop along the Natchez Trace, the town quickly became a bustling trade center, complete with lawyers and physicians. It even boasted of its own mineral spa. The magnificent courthouse, built in 1859 before the outbreak of the Civil War, is one of the finest examples of Southern architecture. Raymond was the site of a decisive battle in the Siege of Vicksburg. Some of its many antebellum homes and churches were used as hospitals and headquarters by Grant's advancing army.

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Attractions

Raymond attractions:

Raymond is the home of Hinds Community College, the largest community college in Mississippi with an enrollment of over 14,000 students.

We are proud of our rich heritage and we are poised for the future. Raymond offers an ideal place to live or visit. We invite you to visit our town or take a tour on our web page at www.raymondms.com

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