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USA Highway #61
Few miles Southwest of Memphis, Tennessee, on USA Highway #61, at the Tennessee/Mississippi Stateline, starts Mississipi part of the Byway Great River Road. This byway passes through some of the richest farmland along the Mississippi River, discovering the history, culture and most soulful music: the blues. There are historical sites in almost all the towns, and horse-drawn carriages in Natchez.
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Lake View, Mississippi
Lake View Drive, North Horn Lake, Community of Lake View, Mississippi
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Horn Lake
Levee Road, Horn Lake,
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Junction
Junction State Route #302/Goodman Road, State Route #161, Poplar Corners, Mississippi, Lynchburg, Mississippi, a community in DeSoto County, Mississippi, Horn Lake, Mississippi, a city in DeSoto County, Mississippi lies further west of this location.
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Junction
Junction State Route #161, Community of Walls, Mississippi
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Intersection
Intersection Church Road, Memphis, Mississippi, a village in DeSoto County, Mississippi,
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Star Landing Road
Star Landing Road, Newport, Mississippi, Lake Cormorant, Mississippi
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16.3
Junction
Junction State Highway #3,
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Junction
Junction State Route #304, connects with Interstate Highway #69,
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Grand Casino Parkway
Grand Casino Parkway, Green River Road, Community of Penton, Mississippi, Community of Clack, Mississippi, Old River Lake,
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Grand Casino Parkway
Grand Casino Parkway south, Community of Clack, Mississippi, Community of Penton, Mississippi, Old River Lake,
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Casino Center Drive
Casino Center Drive, Casino Center,
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Tunica Resorts
Junction State Route #304/713, Casino Strip Resort Boulevard, Tunica Resorts, a community located in Tunica County, Mississippi, between the Mississippi River and USA Highway #61, Tunica Resorts, houses nine casino resorts. Tunica Resorts consists mainly of casinos and cotton fields, is the third largest casino-gambling destination in the United States. On the east lies Community of Banks, Mississippi, and Eudora, Mississippi,
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Bowdre, Mississippi
Bowdre Road, Community of Bowdre, Mississippi,
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Hollywood, Mississippi
Hollywood Road, Hollywood, Mississippi,
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North Tunica, Mississippi
Prichard Road, North Tunica, Mississippi, a community in Tunica County Mississippi,
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Tunica, Mississippi
Tunica, Mississippi, a town in Tunica County, Mississippi, located near the Mississippi River, along USA Highway #61.
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Tunica Airport
Tunica Airport, a privately-owned, public-use airport located south of Tunica, Mississippi, a town in Tunica County, Mississippi,
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Evansville, Mississipi
Junction State Route #4, Community of Evansville, Mississippi, Little Texas, Mississippi, Savage, Mississippi, communities located east of here on State Route #4.
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Clayton, Mississipi
Clayton Road, Old Highway #61S, Community of Clayton, Mississippi, Beaverdam Lake, a lake located along the Old Hwy 61S,
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Maude Road
Maude Road, Community of Maude, Mississippi, Community of Dubbs, Mississippi
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Cow Oak Lake
Cow Oak Road, Cow Oak Lake,
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State Route #315
State Route #315/Six Mile Lake Road, Sledge, Mississipi, a town located in Quitman County, Mississippi, southeast of this location.
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Lula Highway
Lula Highway 61 Road N, Flea Harbor Road, Lula, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi,
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Junction
Junction USA Highway #49, State Route #315, Community of Danforth, Mississippi, Community of Powell, Mississippi, Community of Rich, Mississippi, Community of Birdie, Mississippi
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Coahoma, Mississippi
Coahoma-Rich Road, Coahoma, Mississippi, This Road leads, on the northeast to Community of Roseacres, Mississippi, Community of Rich, Mississippi, On the southwest of here lies, Coahoma, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi,
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Junction
Junction State Route #316, Friars Point Highway 61 Road, Coahoma, Mississippi, Communities of Long Lake, Mississippi, Armistead, Mississippi, and Friars Point, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi, located on the banks of Mississippi River. On the southeast, lies Jonestown, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi,
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Pear Orchard Road
Pear Orchard Road, Jonestown, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi,
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Airport
Airport Road, Fletcher Field, a public use airport located along USA Highway #49
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Eagles Nest, Mississippi
Farrell Ealesnest Road, Community of Eagles Nest, Mississippi, Alcom Brake, Swan Lake, Community of Clover Hill, Mississippi,
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Lyon, Mississippi
Junction USA Highway #278/State Highway #161, Lyon, Mississippi, a town in Coahoma County, Mississippi,
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Intersection
Intersection USA Highway #278/State Highway #6, Clarksdale, Mississippi, a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, located west of here. Attractions : Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale has received a historic marker as a site on the Mississippi Blues Trail by the Mississippi Blues Commission in recognition of its importance in the development of the blues in Mississippi.
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Intersection
Intersection State Route #322/DeSoto Avenue, Clarksdale, Mississippi, Communities of Hopson, Mississippi, Durham, Mississippi, Lurand, Mississippi, Boone, Mississippi, Claremont, Mississippi, lie on the south east, on USA Highway #49
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Intersection
Intersection New Africa Road,
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Coahoma Country Club
Coahoma Country Club, Flowers Catalina Road,
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Bobo, Mississippi
Bobo Road, Community of Bobo, Mississippi,
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Alligator, Mississippi
Lake Street, East New Africa Road, Alligator, Mississippi, a village in Bolivar County, Mississippi, Alligator Lake,
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Duncan, Mississippi
2nd Street/State Route #444, Community of Duncan, Mississippi, a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi,
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Hushpuckena, Mississippi
Burroughs Road / Old Hwy 61, Hushpuckena, Mississippi,
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Junction
Junction State Highway #61, to Shelby, Mississipi
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Shelby, Mississippi
Parchman Road, Shelby, Mississippi
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Intersection
Intersection State Route #61, Winstonville, Mississippi, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, located southeast on State Route #61. I. T. Montgomery House, founder of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, a National Historic Landmark.
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Mound Bayou, Mississippi
Martin Luther King Drive/Mound Bayou Road, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. In 1887, former black slaves established this as an independent black community. The slaves were led by Isaiah Motgomery, whose former house was declared a National Historic Landmark located here in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Raineys Lake, a small lake is located west of here on Mound Bayou Road.
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Merigold, Mississippi
Pemble Road, Merigold, Mississippi, a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi,
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Merigold, Mississippi
Junction State Route #61, Merigold Drew Road, Merigold, Mississippi, a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi, located along USA Highway #61/278. Drew, Mississippi, a city in Sunflower County, Mississippi, located east of here.
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Renova, Mississippi
Renova, Mississippi, a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi,
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Cleveland, Mississippi
Intersection of State Highway #8
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Boyle, Mississippi
State Route #446/T.M. Jones Hwy, Boyle, Mississippi, a town in Bolivar County, Mississippi, Community of Skene, Mississippi, Community of Halstead, Mississippi, lies in the east on Peavine Road,
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Jones Bayou Road
Jones Bayou Road, Community of Linn, Mississippi,
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O Reilly, Mississippi
Community of O Reilly, Mississippi,
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Shaw, Mississippi
Peeler Avenue, State Route #448, Shaw, Mississippi, Shaw, Mississippi, a city in Bolivar and Sunflower Counties in the delta regions of Mississippi, Lake Whittington,
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Junction
Junction State Route #450, Boyles Road/Porter Bayou Road, Choctaw, Mississippi,
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Helm, Mississippi
Helm Road, County Road 380, Community of Helm, Mississippi,
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Elizabeth, Mississippi
Stoneville Road, Griffin Road, Elizabeth, Mississippi, Stoneville, Mississippi, Community located northwest of Leland in northeastern Washington County, Mississippi,
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Intersection
Intersection USA Highway #82, Leland, Mississippi, a city in Washington County, Mississippi, Economy of this city is based mainly on Farming, located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta on the banks of Deer Creek, which is decorated each Christmas season with floats of colorful displays. Lake Monocnoc,
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Wilmont, Mississippi
Wilmont Road, Community of Wilmont, Mississippi,
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Arcola, Mississippi
Intersection State Route #438, Arcola, Mississippi, a town in Washington County, Mississippi,
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Estill, Mississippi
Avon Darlove Road, Communities of Estill, Mississippi, McCutcheon, Mississippi, Darlove, Mississippi,
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Hollandale, Mississippi
State Highway #12, Hollandale, Mississipi, a city in Washington County, Mississippi,
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Percy, Mississippi
Percy Willis Road, Community of Percy, Mississippi,
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Delta City, Mississippi
Furr Road, Delta City, Mississippi, a community in Sharkey County, Mississippi,
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Panther Burn, Mississippi
Upper End Road, Panther Burn Road, Panther Burn, Mississippi, a community located along USA HIghway 61, in Sharkey County, Mississippi,
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Nitta Yuma, Mississippi
Creek Road, Nitta Yuma, Mississippi,
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Cameta, Mississippi
Cameta Road, Community of Cameta, Mississippi,
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Anguilla. Mississippi
Junction State Highway #14, Anguilla, Mississippi, a town in Sharkey County, Mississippi,
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Holly Bluff Road
Holly Bluff Road/State Route #16, to Delta National Forest,
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Rolling Fork, Mississippi
McLaurin Avenue, State Highway #14, Rolling Fork, Mississippi, a city in Sharkey County, Mississippi, On the west lies, Mayersville, Mississippi, a town in Issaquena County, Mississippi, Unita Blackwell, a resident of Mayersville, Mississippi, was Mississippi's first black Mayor to be elected
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Egnemont, Mississippi
Lyndel Road, Mount Olive Road, Community of Egnemont, Mississippi,
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Cary, Mississippi
Magnolia Drive, Cary, Mississippi, a town in Sharkey County, Mississippi,
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Issacuena, Mississippi
Moore Road, Issacuena, Mississippi,
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Banton, Mississippi
Sojamax Road, Banton, Mississippi, Sojamax Road travels to/through Delta National Forest,
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Onward, Mississippi
Junction State Route #1, Community of Onward, Mississippi,
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Deer Creek Road
Deer Creek Road, The Aden Site, located along Deer Creek Road east of the Byway Great River Road, MS, is an archaeological site that is the type site for the Aden phase of the prehistoric Temple Mound period of the area. The site is part of the Coles Creek culture and corresponds to Middle Coles Creek, chronologically between the Bayland phase and Kings Crossing phase, located near Delta National Forest, Mississippi
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Valley Park, Mississippi
Kelso Road, Valley Park, Mississippi, a community in Issaquena County, Mississippi,
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State Route #465
State Route #465, Community of Twin Lake, Mississippi,
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Redwood, Mississipi
Redwood, Mississippi, a community located southeast of Twin Lake, along the USA Highway #61, in Warren County, Mississippi, State Highway #3, travels northeasterly passing by the site of ''The Battle of Snyder's Bluff'', the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. Fort St. Pierre Site, an archaeological site, that was the location of a French fort, a national historic landmark.
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State Highway #61
State Highway #61/Business Route #61, to Beechwood, Mississippi,
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Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, also called Walnut Hills, the opening engagement of the Vicksburg Campaign during the American Civil War. Community of Kings, Mississippi, Kings Crossing Site, an archaeological site, that is a type site for the Kings Crossing phase of the prehistoric Temple Mound period of the area.
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Waltersville, Mississipi
Haining Road, Community of Waltersville, Mississippi, USS Cairo, a City class ironclad gunboat constructed for the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was sunk by a naval mine, on 12 December 1862 in the Yazoo River.
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Vicksburg, Mississippi,
Vicksburg is a city in Warren County, Mississippi, Few of many sites of interest in and around Vicksburg, Mississippi are; Historic Anchuca Mansion, also known as the Victor Wilson House, a historic Greek Revival house located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Old Court House Museum, Mississippi River Tours, U.S.S. Cairo Gunboat & Museum, Vicksburg Battlefield Museum, (The Vicksburg Campaign, a series of maneuvers and battles in the Western Theater of the American Civil War directed against Vicksburg, Mississippi, a fortress city that dominated the last Confederate-controlled section of the Mississippi River)., Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg Theatre Guild, Yesterday's Children -- Antique Doll & Toy Museum.
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Junction
Junction Interstate Highway #20, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, Vicksburg Bridge, west of this location, The Old Vicksburg Bridge is a cantilever bridge which formerly carried USA Highway #80 across the Mississippi River between Delta, Louisiana and Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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Cedars, Mississippi
Belva Drive, Cedars, Mississippi,
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Warrenton, Mississippi
Warrenton, Mississippi, a community in Warren County, Mississippi, located south of Vicksburg, Mississippi on USA Highway #61.
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Vicksburg Municipal Airport
Vicksburg Municipal Airport, located just off USA Highway #61, part of the Byway Great River Road - Mississippi,
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Le Tourneau, Mississippi
Le Tourneau Road, Le Tourneau, Mississippi
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Yokena, Mississippi
Community of Yokena, Mississippi
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Ingleside-Karnac Ferry Road
Ingleside-Karnac Ferry Road, Community of Ingleside, Mississippi,
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State Route #462
State Route #462/Grand Gulf Road, Lake Claiborne, Community of Oaklawn, Mississippi, Hamilton Lake, Grand Gulf, Mississippi, The Battle of Grand Gulf, a battle to advance to Vicksburg, during the American Civil War. Community of Willows, Mississippi lie southeast of here.
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Junction
Junction State Highway #18, to Hermanville, Mississippi,
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Port Gibson, Mississippi
Rodney Road/State Route #552, Port Gibson, Mississippi, a city in Claiborne County, Mississippi,
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Pattison, Mississippi
State Route #547, Pattison, Mississippi,
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Intersection
Intersection Natchez Trace Parkway,
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Old Gordon Anx
Old Gordon Anx, Community of Gordon, Mississippi,
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Russum, Mississippi
Russum Westside Road, Community of Russum, Mississippi,
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Junction
Junction State Route #552, Alcorn, Mississippi, Jack Spinks Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium in Lorman, Mississippi located here along the Alcorn Drive. It is home to the Alcorn State University Braves football team.
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Lorman, Mississippi
Junction State Route #552/Red Lick Road, Lorman, Mississippi, a community in Jefferson County, Mississippi, Lorman, Mississippi is where Alcorn State University is located.
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Melton, Mississippi
Jessamine Road, Melton, Mississippi,
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Main Street
Main Street, USA Highway #61 Business Route, Fayette, Mississippi, a city in Jefferson County, Mississippi,
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Fayette, Mississippi
River Road State Route #553/Front Street, Fayette, Mississippi, a city in Jefferson County, Mississippi, River Road connects with Natchez Trace Parkway west of Fayette, Mississippi
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Junction
Junction State Highway #33, Community of McNair, Mississippi,
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Tate Road
Tate Road, Cannonsburg, Mississippi
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Stanton, Mississippi
Stanton, Mississippi, a community in Adams County, Mississippi, Emerald Mound Site, a National Historic Landmark, located nearby.
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Intersection
Intersection Natchez Trace Parkway/Traceway Drive,
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Selma, Mississippi
State Route #554, Selma-Airport Road, Community of Selma, Mississippi, Natchez Adams County Airport, located west of here.
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Washington, Mississippi
Washington, Mississippi, a small town in Adams County, Mississippi,
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Junction
Junction USA Highway #84/98, to Community of Fenwick, Mississippi, Cranfield, Mississippi, Leesdale, Mississippi,
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Natchez, Mississippi
Natchez, Mississippi, a city Adams County, Mississippi, located along Mississippi River, The city is famous in American history for its role in the development of the Old Southwest, particularly with respect to its location on the Mississippi River. This is where Byway Great River Road (Mississippi Part) ends. Points of Touristic Interest in Natchez, Mississippi are; Natchez National Historical Park. Rosalie Mansion is a historic pre-Civil War mansion significant for its architectural influence in a wide area. The House on Ellicott's Hill was one of the first houses built by the Spaniards on the Natchez bluff. a house in Natchez, Mississippi, one of the first built when the Spanish laid out a town on the Natchez bluff.