Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
City of Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park December 2018 09 (Illinois Memorial).jpg
The Vicksburg - panoramio.jpg
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Vicksburg, MS IMG 7016.JPG
Vicksburg December 2018 02 (Lower Mississippi River Museum).jpg
Vicksburg December 2018 08 (MS American Song).jpg
Clockwise from top: Vicksurg National Military Park, The Vicksburg Hotel view, U.S. Post Office in Downtown Vicksburg, Lower Mississippi River Museum in Vicksburg and MS American Song Boat on Yazoo River
Location of Vicksburg in Warren County
Location of Vicksburg in Warren County
Coordinates: Coordinates: 32°20′10″N 90°52′31″W / 32.33611°N 90.87528°W / 32.33611; -90.87528
Country United States
State Mississippi
 • MayorLaurence Leyens
 • Total98.32 km2 (35.3 sq mi)
 • Land85.2 km2 (32.9 sq mi)
 • Water6.2 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
73 m (240 ft)
 • Total23,856
 • Density310.1/km2 (803.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-76720
GNIS feature ID0679216

Vicksburg is the nineteenth-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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Vicksburg city website-History Archived 2008-02-11 at the Wayback Machine
Population of Vicksburg