Yazoo City, Mississippi

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Yazoo City is a city in Mississippi. It is the county seat of Yazoo County, Mississippi. The population in 2010 was 11,403.[1] Yazoo city was named after the Yazoo River, which was named by the French explorer Robert La Salle in 1682. He named it after the Yazoo tribe who lived nearby.[2]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts; Yazoo City (city), Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau. U.S. Department of Commerce. 11 June 2014. Archived from the original on 9 March 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  2. Susan Puckett, Eat Drink Delta: A Hungry Traveler's Journey Through the Soul of the South (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013), p. 233