Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
City
City of Vicksburg
Location of Vicksburg in Warren County
Coordinates: 32°20′10″N 90°52′31″W / 32.33611°N 90.87528°W / 32.33611; -90.87528Coordinates: 32°20′10″N 90°52′31″W / 32.33611°N 90.87528°W / 32.33611; -90.87528
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Warren
Incorporated 1826
Government
 • Mayor Laurence Leyens
Area
 • Total 35.3 sq mi (98.32 km2)
 • Land 32.9 sq mi (85.2 km2)
 • Water 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
Elevation 240 ft (73 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 26,407
 • Density 803.1/sq mi (310.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 39180-39183
Area code(s) 601
FIPS code 28-76720
GNIS feature ID 0679216

Vicksburg is the sixteen-largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the seat of the County of Warren. It is the only city in the county. It is a riverport on the east bank of the Mississippi River. It is most famous for the American Civil War battle fought there, in which the Union won. It is the county seat of Warren Country, Mississippi. The July 2006 estimate, (a guess based on some information) of the population (the number of people living there) was 25,740.

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