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Vicksburg, Mississippi

city in the US state of Mississippi
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Vicksburg is the sixteen-largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is the seat of the County of Warren. It is the only city in the county. It is a riverport on the east bank of the Mississippi River. It is most famous for the American Civil War battle fought there, in which the Union won. It is the county seat of Warren Country, Mississippi. The July 2006 estimate, (a guess based on some information) of the population (the number of people living there) was 25,740.

Vicksburg, Mississippi
City of Vicksburg
Location of Vicksburg in Warren County
Location of Vicksburg in Warren County
Coordinates: Coordinates: 32°20′10″N 90°52′31″W / 32.33611°N 90.87528°W / 32.33611; -90.87528
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyWarren
Incorporated1826
Government
 • MayorLaurence Leyens
Area
 • Total35.3 sq mi (98.32 km2)
 • Land32.9 sq mi (85.2 km2)
 • Water2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
Elevation
240 ft (73 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total26,407
 • Density803.1/sq mi (310.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
39180-39183
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-76720
GNIS feature ID0679216
Websitewww.vicksburg.org

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