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Mississippi

"Magnolia State"

Motto
Virtute et armis (By valor and arms)
Capitol
Jackson
Name Origin
From an Indian word meaning “Father of Waters”
Statehood Date
Dec. 10, 1817 (20th)
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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of Mississippi along with the year they became official.

Flower Flower Or Bloom Of The Magnolia Or Evergreen Magnolia (1952)
Wildflower Coreopsis (1991)
Tree Magnolia (1938)
Bird Mockingbird (1944)
Song “Go, Mississippi” (1962)
Stone Petrified Wood (1976)
Fish Largemouth Or Black Bass (1974)
Insect Honeybee (1980)
Shell Oyster Shell (1974)
Water Mammal Bottlenosed Dolphin Or Porpoise (1974)
Fossil Prehistoric Whale (1981)
Land Mammal White-Tailed Deer (1974), Red Fox (1997)
Waterfowl Wood Duck (1974)
Beverage Milk (1984)
Butterfly Spicebush Swallowtail (1991)
Dance Square Dance (1995)
Demographics
Population Density
60.6 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
46,907 sq mi. (121,489 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
300 ft (91.44 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
115°F (46°C) on July 29, 1930
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–19°F (–28°C) on January 30, 1966

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