Natchez, Mississippi, USA

Natchez is a city near the southwest corner of the U.S. state of Mississippi. This historic town is perched on a high bluff above the Mississippi River 100 miles upriver from New Orleans. It was an important, wealthy city before the Civil War. That history gave it the South's grandest collection of antebellum homes.

Things to See and Do

* Antebellum Homes
* Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
* Historic Jefferson College
* Natchez Museum of African American Heritage
* City Bus Tour

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 20,000 approx
Land Area – 34.2 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Transport Links – Natchez is served by the Natchez-Adams County Airport, which services general aviation. The nearest airport with commercial service is Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, 85 miles to the south on US 61.

Natchez is not directly served by railway, but the Amtrak station for the Western and Central portions of the U.S., is located just an hour away at Brookhaven, while the Eastern Seaboard Amtrak station is located in Hattiesburg, just a two and a half hour drive away.