The City of Vicksburg, MS
Vicksburg is a popular city in the state of Mississippi with a total of 24,896 residents living there. Vicksburg is ranked as the twelfth most populated city in Mississippi and the 1258th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Warren County. The largest nearby city to Vicksburg is Clinton, approximately 23 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Vicksburg, including Calloway's Catfish and Seafood, Sonic Drive-In, Jeff's Restaurant, Unique Impressions and Fox's Pizza Den. For a larger selection of Vicksburg restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Vicksburg Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Vicksburg National Military Park, USS Cairo Museum, Clear Creek Golf Club, Old Court House Museum and McRaven House. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Vicksburg please click on the Attractions tab above.
Vicksburg, Mississippi Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Vicksburg experiences an average high temperature of 59 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 6.28 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Vicksburg with daytime temperatures averaging 91 degrees in the summer, and 61 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Vicksburg to receive an average of 5.58 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.58 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 110 degrees in the summer and as low as 2 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Vicksburg should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 54.
Vicksburg, Mississippi Attractions
1Clear Creek Golf Club - Vicksburg,
The Clear Creek Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Warren County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Vicksburg, . Tee times are accepted up to 30 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-638-9395.
Address: 1566 Tiffenton Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39183
2Eagle Ridge Golf Course - Raymond,
The Eagle Ridge Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Raymond, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-857-5993.
Address: Hwy 18, Raymond, MS 39154
3Lake Providence Country Club - , Lake Providence,
The Lake Providence Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in East Carroll County Louisiana. Built in 1950, this Lake Providence course is open all year - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 318-559-2650. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Hwy 134, Lake Providence, LA 71254
4McRaven House - Vicksburg,
McRaven was built ca.1797 by Andrew Glass in a town called Walnut Hills, which is now Vicksburg, Mississippi. In the Civil War era, it was known as the Bobb House, and it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as such. McRaven got its current name from the street it is located on, which was formerly called McRaven Street, but is now Harrison Street. McRaven has been on the Mississippi Department of Archives and History's Historic Preservation list since January 8, 1978.
5Mississippi Petrified Forest - Flora,
Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the US. It is currently privately owned and open for public visitation. The petrified forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs washed down an ancient river channel to the current site where they later became petrified. It is the only petrified forest in the eastern United States. It was declared a National Natural Landmark in October 1965
6Old Court House Museum - Vicksburg,
The Old Courthouse, Warren County, which is also referred to as Warren County Courthouse, sits prominently on a hill in Vicksburg, Mississippi and was a symbol of Confederate resistance during the siege of Vicksburg, . It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1968 and a Mississippi Landmark in 1986. The landmarked area is the entire Courthouse Square, which includes the courthouse and four cistern buildings.
7Pemberton's Headquarters - Vicksburg,
Pemberton's Headquarters, which is also referred to as Willis-Cowan House, is a two-story brick house that served as the headquarters for Confederate General John C. Pemberton during most of the 47 day siege of Vicksburg, and the site where he decided to surrender the city to Ulysses S. Grant on July 4, 1863.
8Sonny Guy Golf Course - Jackson,
The Sonny Guy Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Jackson, . Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 601-960-1905.
Address: 3200 W Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39209
9USS Cairo Museum - Vicksburg,
USS Cairo was a City class ironclad gunboat constructed for the Union Navy by James B. Eads during the American Civil War. She was the first vessel of the City class ironclads, also called the Cairo class.
10Vicksburg National Military Park - Vicksburg,
Vicksburg National Military Park preserves the site of the American Civil War Battle of Vicksburg, waged from May 18 to July 4, 1863. The park, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and Delta, Louisiana, also commemorates the greater Vicksburg Campaign, which preceded the battle. Reconstructed forts and trenches evoke memories of the 47-day siege that ended in the surrender of the city. Victory here and at Port Hudson gave the United States control of the Mississippi River.
Vicksburg, Mississippi Hotels
6Battlefield Inn- A Vista Collection Hotel
4137 I-20 N. Frontage Road
Vicksburg, MS 39183
9Motel 6 Vicksburg
4127 North Frontage Road I-20 At Clay Street Exit #4-b
Vicksburg, Mississippi Restaurants
This is a list of Vicksburg Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood, Pizza Restaurants, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Sandwich Shops. Happy Dining!
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