Place:Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, United States

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NameNatchez
Alt namesFort Panmuresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28011175
Fort Rosaliesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VIII, 528; USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28011175
Nachessource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28011175
Natchessource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28011175
TypeCity
Coordinates31.554°N 91.387°W
Located inAdams, Mississippi, United States     (1716 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
Natchez National Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Natchez has a total population of 15,792 (as of the 2010 census). Located on the Mississippi River across from Vidalia in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, Natchez was a prominent city in the antebellum years, a center of cotton planters and Mississippi River trade.

Natchez is some southwest of Jackson, the capital of Mississippi, which is located near the center of the state. It is approximately north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, located on the lower Mississippi River. Natchez is the 25th-largest city in the state. The city was named for the Natchez tribe of Native Americans, who with their ancestors, inhabited much of the area from the 8th century AD through the French colonial period.

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