Vicksburg City Facts Country USA (United States of America) State Mississippi County Warren County Total Area 35.3 sq miles Lat Long Coordinates 32.3525° N, 90.8778° W Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)…

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Vicksburg City Facts

Country USA (United States of America)
State Mississippi
County Warren County
Total Area 35.3 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates 32.3525° N, 90.8778° W
Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)
Area Code 601
Language English
Major Religion Roman Catholic, Christian
Museums U.S.S. Cairo Museum, Vicksburg Battlefield Museum, Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum
Universities Alcorn State University
Official Website

Tourist Attraction:

  • Vicksburg National Military Park
  • Anchuca Mansion
  • Winter Quarters
  • Waterfront Theater
  • Shlenker House
  • Rainbow Casino
  • Vicksburg Campaign Trail
  • Vicksburg National Monument
  • Old Courthouse

Vicksburg is a city in the U.S state of Mississippi. Incorporated in 1825, the city was named after Newitt Vick, a Protestant minister. Nicknamed as ‘The Gibraltar of Confederacy’, the city faced powerful attacks in1862. It was the site of the Battle of Vicksburg during the Civil War. It is a city in Warren County and is the county seat of Warren County.


Hampton Inn Vicksburg, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vicksburg, Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg, AmeriHost Inn Vicksburg/Rainbow Casino, Isle of Capri Hotel and Casino, Best Western Vicksburg, Comfort Inn and Fairfield Inn Vicksburg are the well-known hotels in the city that are the favorites of the tourists visiting Vicksburg.


Vicksburg Municipal Airport serves the city. Buses and cars are the other means of transportation in the city. Amtrak trains provide access to the city. Besides this, the interstate highways and roads bring the city closer to other cities.

Places to Visit:

Visitors on their visit to the city make sure that they visit the 1,800- acre Vicksburg National Military Park where they can learn about the siege and view the monuments, trenches and gun positions. People gather at the USS Cairo Museum to have a look at the artifacts from a gunboat recovered from the Mississippi River. Cedar Grove antebellum home, the Old Court House Museum, Anchuca, Balfour House, Duff Green Mansion and Martha Vick House are the interesting sites to be visited in the city. Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Shlenker House, Rainbow Casino, Vicksburg Campaign Trail, Vicksburg National Cemetery and Vicksburg National Monument give a good experience to the visitors.

Battle of Vicksburg:

The most crucial battle fought during the American civil War, the battle of Vicksburg was the culmination point of a 47-day siege. Major General of the Union army , Grant’s capture of Jackson city forced the Confederate army chief Pemberton to retreat on defensive lines. The city of Vicksburg was turned into a fortress during the War. Pemberton’s retreat forced the city to yield unto Grant who brought the city under a 47-day siege which ended with the battle of Vicksburg.


Airport in Vicksburg

Vicksburg Municipal Airport


Educational Institutes in Vicksburg

Bowmar Avenue Elementary School Vicksburg Junior High School
Vicksburg High School Warrenton Elementary School


Hospital in Vicksburg

River Region Health Systems River Region West Campus


Hotels in Vicksburg

America’s Best Inn Holiday Inn Vicksburg
Anchuca Quality Inn & Suites
Baymont Inn & Suites Vicksburg Relax Inn Downtown Vicksburg
Best Western Vicksburg Riverwalk Casino
Courtyard Vicksburg Super 8 Vicksburg
Hampton Inn & Suites Vicksburg WaterView Casino & Hotel
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Vicksburg


Museum in Vicksburg

Biedenharn Coca -Cola Museum Old Court House Museum


Parks in Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park


Point of Interest in Vicksburg

Chick-fil-A Mississippi Welcome Center
Dottley Spice Old Vicksburg Bridge
El Ranchero Mexican Rusty’s Riverfront Grill
Ergon Refining Walmart Supercenter
Lady Luck Casino Vicksburg Whataburger


Religious in Vicksburg

Crossway Church Northside Baptist Church


Shopping Centers in Vicksburg

Anderson-Tully Worldwide The Home Depot
Anderson Tully The Tomato Place
Kingston One Stop Vicksburg Mall


Theater in Vicksburg

B&B Theatres Vicksburg Mall 6

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