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Images Vicksburg, MS: 2011

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A city rich in history, Vicksburg is also a thriving, modern-day community that boasts beautiful architecture, arts and culture, and year-round recreation activities. It is an important port town, strategically located at the confluence of the Mississippi River and Yazoo River. Vicksburg has long been an interesting draw for tourists, and is known as the Red Carpet City of the South for its hospitality. Vicksburg is also a Certified Retirement Community designated by the state of Mississippi.
A city rich in history, Vicksburg is also a thriving, modern-day community that boasts beautiful architecture, arts and culture, and year-round recreation activities. It is an important port town, strategically located at the confluence of the Mississippi River and Yazoo River. Vicksburg has long been an interesting draw for tourists, and is known as the Red Carpet City of the South for its hospitality. Vicksburg is also a Certified Retirement Community designated by the state of Mississippi.

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Serving as a transportation thoroughfare for port businessesand drawing the advanced technology of the U.S. Army Corpsof Engineers, the Mississippi River is truly the backbone of business in Vicksburg. The three commands of the Corps of Engineers (Engineering Research and Development Center,Vicksburg District Office and Mississippi Valley Division), havespurred economic growth and helped to define the area as aleader in emerging technologies. Interstate 20 and Highway 61also intersect in the heart of Warren County, providing accessto both manufacturing and service industries. 
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Diverse recreational opportunities await you inWarren County. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy fishingin our many lakes and rivers, hunting, golfing,hiking, and more. History buffs can immersethemselves in our National Military Park, OldCourthouse Museum, Antebellum Homes andother historic sites. Five casinos line the riverfrontand offer lively gaming, entertainment and diningoptions. Surely, there is something for everyonein our wonderful city.
 
City of VicksburgP.O. Box 150 • Vicksburg, MS 39181(601) 636-3411 •www.vicksburg.org
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Vicksburg offers everything that people love about Southernliving. You will find that our community is rich in genuineSouthern hospitality and home to some of the friendliest peopleyou will ever meet. A mild climate allows for year-round outdooractivities and a low cost of living (median home price isapproximately $120,000) makes the area attractive to old andyoung alike. Residents also enjoy access to quality communityhealth care and a strong network of education systems.
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In addition to the rich experiential learningopportunities provided by the VicksburgNational Military Park and educational museums,Warren County offers a combination of first-classeducation systems. Private and public elementaryand secondary education options are available.Continuing education opportunities are providedby Hinds Community College and several four-yearuniversities are within an hour of Vicksburg. Studentscan even earn a PhD through their studies at theU.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Graduate Institute.
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