Edwards, Mississippi is home to the largest cactus farm in the world.
The first human lung transplant was conducted at the University of Mississippi in 1963. The following year the world’s first heart transplant took place at this hospital.
Mississippi is acknowledges as the birthplace of the much beloved teddy bear. In 1902 President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear while on a hunting trip in the state. As a result of this event the world’s first “teddy bear” was created.
Short about Mississippi
Is the 32nd largest state in the United States and is located in the south
Number of households
Per capita income
Life expectancy in number of years
December 10, 1817
Number of billionaires
Forbes Magazine - List of billionaires by US state
US Census Bureau - State and County QuickFacts
USNA - State Tree and Flower Chart
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