Vicksburg is located on the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers with a population of 26,407. The climate of Vicksburg is humid with winter temps in the 50s and summer temps reaching 90 degrees.
Jackson International Airport, 56 miles away, provides air transportation to the Vicksburg area. Twenty percent of Vicksburg’s economy is supported through education, health and social services.
In Riverside Military Park, the USS Cairo, a Civil War Ironclad that has been restored and is on display. In addition, Stained Glass Manor is a civil war-era home that has been converted to a bed and breakfast.