|Signed into Statehood on December 10, 1817||
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Named from the Chippewa word "Mici
zibi," meaning "great river," and nicknamed The
Magnolia State. Mississippi is bordered by Tennessee to the north; Alabama
to the east; Arkansas and Louisiana to the west; and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
Mississippi's highest peak is Woodall Mountain at 806 feet, the 47th highest in the United States. The lowest point is along the shore of the Gulf of Mexico, which is right at sea level.
Last Updated on 03/17/2008 by Floridawn Designs