What People Love About the South
is what people love about Southern living. Mild
winters and warm summers, with one of the world's most
beautiful sunsets and largest riverfronts, Vicksburg
is a clean, safe, beautiful community, where people
are genuinely friendly and welcoming. It has
long been known as the "Red Carpet City of the
its low cost of living (28 percent below the
national average) and median-average home prices in
the $100-140,000 dollar range, Vicksburg is attractive
for the young and old alike. Low state and
property taxes provide additional incentives for
A combination of first-class education systems provide
the opportunity for students to reach the PhD level
without ever leaving the City limits. Additional
colleges and universities are within an easy commute.
River Region Health System provides quality
community medical care on three campuses, with
almost 400 beds. River Region is the largest
stand-alone health care project in the state.
An international engineering center, Vicksburg
has been labeled the "small town with a big heart
and a lot of brains. Vicksburg is home to the
highest per capita of scientists, engineers and PhDs
in the United States.
A progressive, historic city of cultural diversity
and harmony, Vicksburg is home to important
national cultural attractions and events, such as the
Vicksburg National Military Park, Miss Mississippi
Pageant, Southern Cultural Heritage Center and Vicksburg Riverfest.