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Mississippi Profile

Spelling the name of this state out loud is a catchy way to remember it, and a way to make sure you spell it correctly. The name "Mississippi" comes from an Indian word meaning "great waters" or "father of waters." Mississippi entered the Union as the 20th state in 1817. Considered part of the Deep South, Mississippi, with its rich soil and many rivers, is an agricultural state. The state flower is the fragrant magnolia blossom, and the capital is Jackson. ...Read more here: Mississippi - The Magnolia State

Capital City:
Jackson
Nickname:
Magnolia State
Motto:
Virtute et Armis (By valor and arms)
Statehood:
December 10, 1817 (20th)
Origin of State's Name:
Possible based on Chippewa Indian words "mici zibi," loosely meaning "great river" or "gathering in of all water"
Largest Cities:
Jackson, Biloxi, Greenville, Hattiesburg, Gulfport
Border States:
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee
Land Area:
46,914 sq. mi.; 31st largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Magnolia (magnolia grandiflora)
State Tree:
Magnolia ( magnolia grandiflora)
State Song:
Go Mis-sis-sip-pi

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Mississippi Schools

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Elementary Schools

Magee Elementary School
(601) 849-3601
410 8th Street Ne
Magee, MS 39111
Casey Elementary School
(601) 987-3510
2101 Lake Circle
Jackson, MS 39211

Middle Schools

Chambers Middle School
(662) 827-2438
1000 Gum Street
Arcola, MS 38722
Blackburn Middle School
(601) 960-5329
1311 W Pearl Street
Jackson, MS 39203

High Schools

Lawrence Co Tech & Career Center
(601) 587-9346
686 Smith Lane
Monticello, MS 39654
Biggersville High School
(662) 286-3542
571 Highway 45 S
Corinth, MS 38834

Sex Offender Information for Mississippi

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Mississippi, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://sor.mdps.state.ms.us. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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