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Natchez, Mississippi

county seat of Adams County, Mississippi, United States

Natchez is the county seat and the only incorporated city of Adams County in the state of Mississippi.

Natchez, Mississippi
City of Natchez
The Convention Center in Downtown Natchez
The Convention Center in Downtown Natchez
Motto(s): 
"On the Mighty Mississippi"
Location of Natchez in Adams County
Location of Natchez in Adams County
Coordinates: 31°33′16″N 91°23′15″W / 31.55444°N 91.38750°W / 31.55444; -91.38750Coordinates: 31°33′16″N 91°23′15″W / 31.55444°N 91.38750°W / 31.55444; -91.38750
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyAdams
Founded1716 as Fort Rosalie, renamed by 1730
Incorporated1800s
Government
 • Mayor ElectButch Brown
Area
 • Total13.9 sq mi (35.9 km2)
 • Land13.2 sq mi (34.2 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
217 ft (66 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total15,792
 • Density1,197/sq mi (462.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
39120-39122
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-50440
GNIS feature ID0691586
Websitecityofnatchez.net

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Number Highway
14   I-14

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