"By Valor and Arms"

Date Admitted:  1817 (20th) 
Capital:  Jackson 
Largest City:  Jackson 
Population:  2,730,501 
State Song:  "Go Mis-sis-sip-pi" 
State Bird:  Mockingbird 
State Tree:  Magnolia 
State Flower:  Magnolia 
Nickname:  The Magnolia State 
State Constitution:  Adopted in 1890 
Official State Web Page:  Mississippi 
Department of Education:  Schools 
Electronic Library:  Mississippi 

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Links of Interest 

News and Media 
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Travel and Tourism 
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History and Culture 
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   Gulf Islands National Seashore 
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            Adopted in 1894 

Elected Officials  
        Kirk Fordice 
        Thad Cochran 
        Trent Lott 
        Roger Wicker -- 1st District  
        Bennie Thompson -- 2nd District  
        Charles Pickering -- 3rd District  
        Mike Parker -- 4th District  
        Gene Taylor -- 5th District