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1820 Mississippi map, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Mississippi

Statehood: 10 Dec 1817
20th state of the United States

Bordering states:
North: Tennessee
South: Louisiana
East: Alabama
West: Arkansas, Louisiana

Capital and largest city: Jackson

Map: Mississippi, 1820
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Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Counties: Original counties as listed in the 1817 Mississippi Constitution: Article 6, Schedule, Sect. 8: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Greene, Hancock, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Marion, Pike, Warren, Wayne, and Wilkinson. Mississippi County Creation Dates and Parent Counties.
Counties in 2020: 82.

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