Mississippi

the US state of Mississippi

geographical area, US state, administrative area within a nation, trading day area, geographical subdivision of the US, populated place, administrative area within a nation above city-level

Abbreviation, Short Form, Rare Terms
"MS"
Admission to USA, Created
December 10th 1817
Nickname
"Magnolia State"; "The Magnolia State, The Hospitality State"; "The Magnolia State"; "The Hospitality State"; "The Magnolia State; The Hospitality State"
State Capital
Jackson County, MS; Jackson, Mississippi
Website
http://www.mississippi.gov
Area
125,443 square kilometres; 125,434 square kilometres
Births
Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, Rick Ross, Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Lynn Spears,  …
Capital
Jackson, Mississippi; Jackson County, MS
Origin of
Robert Johnson, Saving Abel, Tammy Wynette, Alexander O'Neal, Pepper Keenan,  …
Location
the United States, North America, The Confederate States of America, the world, the Americas,  …
Location of
Hurricane Katrina; Hurricane Ike; Hurricane Gustav; Hurricane Rita; Hurricane Camille;  …
Subsidiaries
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi
Broadcast Area of
WESE
Slogan
"Virtute et armis (By Valor and Arms)"
Deaths
Robert Johnson; William Faulkner; Medgar Evers; Ronnie Van Zant; Bessie Smith;  …
Builder of
USS Vernon County
Coordinates
33°00'00"N, 90°00'00"W
End of
Interstate 10 in Louisiana, Interstate 10 in Alabama, Alabama State Route 14, Interstate 20 in Louisiana, Interstate 55 in Louisiana,  …
Overlaps
The Mississippi River, Tennessee River, Interstate 22, Tallahatchie River, Interstate 269,  …
Nearest Settlement of
Arkabutla Lake, Ross Barnett Reservoir, Sardis Lake, Pickwick Lake, Columbus Lake,  …
Pet Name
"The Magnolia State; The Hospitality State"; "The Hospitality State"; "The Magnolia State"; "The Magnolia State, The Hospitality State"; "Magnolia State"
Borders
Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee, Arkansas
Politicians
Trent Lott, Hiram Rhodes Revels, Roger Wicker, John C. Stennis, Thad Cochran,  …
Residents
Britney Spears, Channing Tatum, Soulja Boy, Brett Favre, Mandingo,  …
Patron Saint
Saint Peter
The Area Served By
Cellular South, Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, MetroCast Cablevision, Powertel
Mouth of
The Mississippi River, Tennessee River
Class
US state, administrative area within a nation, trading day area, geographical subdivision of the US, populated place,  …
Name-source of
USS Mississippi
Theme of
The Sound and the Fury; As I Lay Dying; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; A Time To Kill; Light in August;  …
Place Of Incorporation of
Trustmark; Hancock Holding Company; BancorpSouth, Inc.; First M & F Corporation; Peoples Financial Corporation;  …
Iso 3166:2 Code
"US-MS"
Partly in
the United States
Language
English, written English, written US English
Telephone Code
+1.662, +1.601, +1.228
Wordnet Synset ID
"109103943"
Counties
Adams County, MS; Amite County, MS; Alcorn County, MS; Attala County, MS; Benton County, MS
Illegal
commit adultery
Governor
Haley Barbour
Legal Acts
use a telephone while driving
Often Found
Arisaema triphyllum, White Ash, Switchgrass, Saw Palmetto, Yellow Jessamine,  …
Freebase ID
"/guid/9202a8c04000641f80000000000265d5"
Legal Driving Age
15 years and 6 months
Age of Consent
16 years
Median Household Income
$36,424
Visited by
Andrew Jackson, Jefferson Davis, John Fogerty, Hernando de Soto
Related Websites
http://southernspaces.org/2006/mississippi-metaphor-state-region-and-nation-historical-imagination, http://www.upress.state.ms.us, http://www.ers.usda.gov/StateFacts/MS.htm, http://www.mississippibelieveit.com, http://www.mississippi.org,  …
Attributes
geographical parents are statically known
Things Running Through
The Mississippi River
Separate From
Washington, D.C.
State Butterfly
Spicebush Swallowtail
Representative
Jefferson Davis, Trent Lott, Hiram Rhodes Revels, Roger Wicker, John C. Stennis,  …
Unemployment
9.7%
State Bird
Northern Mockingbird
Senator
Roger Wicker, Thad Cochran
OpenCyc ID
"Mx4rvVkBTpwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA"
DBPedia URI
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Mississippi
State Motto
"Virtute et armis"
Newspapers
The Clarion-Ledger, The Sun Herald, Reflector, The Meridian Star, The Daily Mississippian,  …
Raised
Mark Twain, Haley Barbour, Luke Slater
Aliases
"at mississippi", "in mississippi", "mississippi"
Fips State Code
"28"
Black Population
1,097,462
White Population
1,784,587
Male Population
1,431,719
Female Population
1,520,277
Asian Population
25,726
Hispanic Population
27,597
Average Household Income
$37,818
Mean House Value
$71,400
Jurisdiction
Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
Freebase Primary MID
"/m/04tgp"
Founded here
Jackson State University

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