is the only city in Warren County, Mississippi. It is the
seventeenth largest city in Mississippi. It is located 234 miles (377 km)
northwest of New Orleans on the Mississippi and Yazoo rivers, and 40 miles
(64 km) due west of Jackson, the state capital. In 1900, 14,834 people
lived in Vicksburg; in 1910, 20,814; in 1920, 17,931; and in 1940, 24,460. The
population was 26,407 at the 2000 census. In 2010, it became a Micropolitan
with a population of 49,644. It is the county seat of Warren County.
Vicksburg is the principal city of the