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Take Me to the River
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39180, 39181, 39183

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Vicksburg is approximately 26,407 (2000), 23856 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,250 (1990), 9457 (2010).

The amount of land area in Vicksburg is 34.828 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.371 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vicksburg to Washington DC is 926 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 39 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vicksburg is positioned 32.32 degrees north of the equator and 90.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Vicksburg elevation is 180 feet above sea level.
Vicksburg per capita income is $17,232.
Vicksburg median income is $31,905.

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Vicksburg location: 44 miles from Jackson, Mississippi, approximately halfway between Memphis, Tennessee (220 miles to the north) and New Orleans, Louisiana (210 miles to the south).

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Vicksburg is moderate southern
The weather in Vicksburg is pleasant. In the Spring and Fall there are cool nights and warm sunny days with temperature ranges from about 45 to 70 degrees F. Mild winters are the norm, except for an occasional cold snap. Winter temperatures run from about 30 to 50 degrees F. The summers are consistently warm up to high of between 89 and 90 degrees F.
Vicksburg average annual rainfall is 52.42 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 51 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Vicksburg history:

A Vicksburg History page
Vicksburg, a city of history
good history information, particularly about the Civil War period.
The founding of Vicksburg: 1811
The incorporation date of Vicksburg: January 29, 1825

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Vicksburg attractions:

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McRaven Tour Home
c/o Leyland French
1445 Harrison St.
Vicksburg, MS. 39180
Telephone: (601) 636-1663

Gold in the Hills, 1890's Melodrama
Parkside Playhouse
3101 Confederate Ave.
P.O.l Box 821472
Vicksburg, MS
Phone: 601-636-0471
Email: Vicksburg Theatre Guild of Vicksburg, MS Invites you to enjoy the longest running melodrama in the world, as listed in the Guiness Book of World Records, performed every year since 1936.

Biedenharn Museum of Coca-Cola Memorabilia
1107 Washington St.
Vicksburg, MS
Phone: 601-638-6514
Located in the restored 1890 building where Coca-Cola was first bottled anywhere in the world in 1894. Please call for hours of operation.

Yesterday's Children Antique Doll and Toy Museum
1104 Washington St.
Vicksburg, MS
Phone: 601-638-0605
Please call for hours of operation

Gray & Blue Naval Museum
1102 Washington St.
Vicksburg, MS
Phone: 601-638-6500
The world's largest collection of Civil War gunboat models and more. Please call for hours of operation.

Great Animal Adventures Children's Museum
721 China Street
Vicksburg, MS
Phone: 601-629-9920
An 1888 stables building houses this museum which also has veterinary implements on display. PLease call ahead for hours of operation. Vicksburg National Military Park was established on February 21, 1899, to commemorate one of the most decisive battles of the Civil War, the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg.
Scenes of Vicksburg
For additional information, please feel free to contact the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce Office at (601) 636-1012.

Cedar Grove Inn is a magnificent 1840 Greek Revival Mansion overlooking the Mississippi River on four acres with formal gardens, gazebos, fountains and courtyards which are a prelude to the mansion furnished with many original antiques, including gas-lit chandeliers. A union cannonball is still lodged in the parlor wall.
Tours are given every day continually from 9-4 except at noon. Please call ahead for admission costs and any changes in hours of operation.

Virginia State Memorial
just outside of the Vicksburg National Military Park on the southeast corner of the North Frontage Road and Iowa Avenue. A bronze plaque on a granite pedestal tells of the Botetourt Artillery. It was added on 23 November 1907.

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