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Natchez is a city in Adams County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Indian tribe, or for Indian term for "woods" or "timber"
The latitude of Natchez is 31.560N. The longitude is -91.403W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,621.
Prospered in the steamboat era
Ranked No. 1 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Sections below provide additional information and links about Natchez demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39120 ZIP code.
5% of Natchez residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Natchez ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Natchez was $16,868, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Natchez residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Natchez include Cemetery Bluff District, Church Hill Rural Historic District, Clifton Heights Historic Distruct, Natchez Bluffs and Under-the-Hill Historic District, Natchez On-Top-of-the-Hill Historic District, Upriver Residential District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Natchez, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $240. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $719.
Libraries in Natchez include Judge George W. Armstrong Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Natchez include Natchez Democrat
TV stations in Natchez include WNTZ.
Adams County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Natchez political report.
The average commute time for Natchez workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Natchez between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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