Mississippi gained its current status as a state in the year 1817. The government of Mississippi is lead by Phil Bryant and is based in the state capital of Jackson (Population: 173,514).
Mississippi State - Quick Facts
|Year of Establishment||1817|
|Capital||Jackson (Population: 173,514)|
|Head of Government||Phil Bryant|
|Total Area||123,515 sq km (47,689 sq miles)|
|Population Density||24.0 sq km (62.2 sq miles)|