Appropriately nicknamed both “The Magnolia State” and “The Hospitality State,”
Mississippi is as Southern as it gets. Brides will love the antebellum mansions, reverence for tradition, and prevalence of pretty magnolia blooms.

  • Capital: Jackson
  • Biggest city: Jackson
  • Population: 2.985 million
  • Best known for its: Antebellum mansions
Pick my peas! Did you know...

Cotton is one of the biggest crops in Mississippi!

Mississippi producers plant approximately 1.1 million acres of cotton annually -- now that's plenty for a bouquet!

Mississippi state flower

Pick my peas! Did you know...

The Blues were first heard in Mississippi

This Deep South-born music style can be found from the cities to the cotton fields and influenced many of the music styles we hear today!

Visit the Mississippi tourism site!