Saturday, February 24, 2018

downtown Vicksburg was named #1 in the top 10 main streets of Mississippi in the "2016 Great American Main Street Awards".

Quoted from

"Last year, the city of Vicksburg entered the “2016 Great American Main Street Awards” contest and placed in the top 10 – a huge honor, especially since most first time entrants do not place at all.

Several factors contributed to the city winning the award, including the downtown vacancy rate decreasing from 65% to 5%, public and private investments totaling $150 million, and over 3,000 new jobs being created in the area."

Downtown Vicksburg was also named #1 in "Must Visit" places of Mississippi.