Miles of Shoreline
Mississippi has 359 miles of shoreline, which would take 5 hours to drive if laid out along an interstate.1
Famous Mississippi Wildlife
The state flower of Mississippi is the Magnolia.
The state waterfowl of Mississippi is the Wood Duck.
STATE LAND MAMMAL
The state land mammal of Mississippi is the Red Fox.
About 3 million people call themselves Mississippians, making it the 35th most populous state.