Located high on a bluff overlooking the “Big River,” Vicksburg, Mississippi is an ideal community for locals and visitors alike. Steeped in history, this city’s personal stories and cultural heritage contribute to its charm. The area is a unique blend of the past and the present—with a strong focus on the future.
Welcoming over one and a half million visitors a year to the Vicksburg National Military Park, Antebellum homes and other attractions, Vicksburg has earned the name, “Red Carpet City of the South.” It is a community that is people-centered and growing.
Fifty-two thousand people reside within Warren County, about half of whom live inside the Vicksburg city limits. Access to the Mississippi River, Interstate 20 and rail service has led to a vibrant economy. Vicksburg is the home of a diverse group of manufacturers, distribution centers and government offices. Retail areas include an outlet center, mall and a revitalized downtown shopping area.
Vicksburg is recognized as a Certified Retirement Community and offers low tax rates, cultural and outdoor activities, and more. A full-service hospital and other medical facilities provide state-of-the-art health care for Warren County residents and serve patients from the surrounding areas.
There is something for everyone in this community, so whether you are visiting, relocating or a long-time resident—be prepared for something wonderful!