North Mississippi

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Pre-Mississippi History

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Chickasaw Nation

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Dining

Pizza Palace (Bruce)

Ram Shack (Vardaman)

T&V BBQ (Calhoun City)


Lodging

Cart Barn Inn (Bruce)


Things to See and Do

Near the Bruce Cemetery, there’s a black rubber Goliath humanoid with his arm raised in greeting.

Sweet Potato Capital of the World (Vardaman)

Local Info and History


Calhoun: est. 1852, pop. 14,962

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Big Creek: pop. 154

Bruce: pop. 1,939

Calhoun City: pop. 1774

Derma: pop. 1,025

Pittsboro: (CS) pop. 202

Slate Springs: pop. 110

Vardaman: pop. 1,316

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Dining

Blind Pig (Oxford)

Proud Larry’s (Oxford)

Taylor Grocery (Taylor)


Dining 

Willowdale Farm (Oxford)


Things to See and Do

Rowan Oak (Oxford)

The Oxford Square (Oxford)


Colleges and Universities

The University of Mississippi (Oxford)

Local Info and History 


Lafayette: est. 1836; pop. 47,351

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Abbeville: pop. 419

Oxford: (CS) pop. 18,916

Taylor: pop. 322

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Dining


Lodging 

Local Info and History 

Panola: est. 1836; pop. 34,707

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Batesville: (CS) pop. 7,463

Courtland: pop. 1,310

Crenshaw: pop. 916

Sardis: pop. 2,038

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Dining


Lodging 


Things to See and Do

Local Info and History


Yalobusha: est. 1834; pop. 12,678

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Coffeeville: (CS) pop. 905

Oakland: pop. 527

Tillatoba: pop. 91

Water Valley: (CS) pop. 3,392