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 2020 was 10,316.[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. "QuickFacts: Yazoo City city, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 10, 2024.
  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