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Mississippi

Natchez - typical Southern City

Natchez (pronounced: Notschee) was one of the first settlements and towns along the Mississippi and especially in the state of of Mississippi. According to the U.S. Census 2000 (every 10 years) the city has a population of 18.464 people.
Natchez was founded in the year 1716, more than a century earlier than Jackson.
Nearby the National Scenic Byway "Natchez Trace Parkway" starts.
Natchez is a typical Southern city and espially one that is noteworthy along the Mississippi.

Some sightseeing points in Natchez:

House on Broadway Street, Longwood (140 Lower Woodville Road, also known as Nutt's Folly, an Antebellum Octagonal Mansion), Stanton Hall (High Street, built in 1851), Natchez National Historical Park, Auburn (a Mansion at Duncan Park), Dunleith Mansion (84 Homochitto Street), Melrose Mansion (Melrose Ave), Commercial Bank and Banker's House (206 Main St at 107 Canal St), House on Ellicott's Hill (one of the first Spanish houses here, also known as Connelly's Tavern, the James Moore House or the Gilreath's Hill House), Natchez On-Top-of-the-Hill Historic District (here you'll find several of the above mentioned mansions), Monmouth Plantation, Natchez National Cemetery.

Natchez Visitor Center

You should start your Natchez excursion here and get maps and information:
The Natchez Convention & Visitors Bureau, 640 S. Canal St., Natchez, MS 39120

Steamboat Natchez

A Mississippi River Cruise on a steamboat is an experience. Check out the steamboat tour operator: Steamboat Natchez.

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1 -- Natchez, Mississippi
Decimal Lat: 31.55944 / Lon: -91.411893
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