Natchez, Mississippi

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Natchez, Mississippi
City of Natchez
The Convention Center in Downtown Natchez
The Convention Center in Downtown Natchez
Motto(s): 
"On the Mighty Mississippi"
Location of Natchez in Adams County
Location of Natchez in Adams County
Coordinates: 31°33′16″N 91°23′15″W / 31.55444°N 91.38750°W / 31.55444; -91.38750Coordinates: 31°33′16″N 91°23′15″W / 31.55444°N 91.38750°W / 31.55444; -91.38750
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyAdams
Founded1716 as Fort Rosalie, renamed by 1730
Incorporated1800s
Government
 • Mayor ElectButch Brown
Area
 • Total13.9 sq mi (35.9 km2)
 • Land13.2 sq mi (34.2 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
217 ft (66 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total15,792
 • Density1,197/sq mi (462.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
39120-39122
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-50440
GNIS feature ID0691586
Websitecityofnatchez.net

Natchez is the county seat and the only incorporated city of Adams County in the state of Mississippi.

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Natchez's surrounding communities (collectively known as the "Miss-Lou") include:

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