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Welcome to Vicksburg ...
The location of Vicksburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Vicksburg has a population of 21,653 people<3> (see below for details).
Vicksburg was established in 1826.
The community of Vicksburg is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Vicksburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Vicksburg: (601) & (769)<5>
Websites for Vicksburg ...
Official Website: www.vicksburg.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.vicksburgliving.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vicksburg had an population of 21,653 people. This is a decrease of 9.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Vicksburg had a population of 23,856 people (which is 48.91% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Vicksburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Vicksburg represents 0.8% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,856 people, the population of Vicksburg decreased 9.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,407 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Vicksburg.
Adding Vicksburg to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Vicksburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Vicksburg elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Vicksburg on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Vicksburg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Vicksburg - they are located in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Vicksburg.
Communities near Vicksburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Vicksburg.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vicksburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vicksburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Vicksburg. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Vicksburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Vicksburg. Our list includes 91 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Vicksburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vicksburg ...
Looking for more information about Vicksburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Vicksburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vicksburg.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Vicksburg: www.vicksburg.org/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021