Military Installations in MS
The capital of Mississippi is Jackson which is centrally located in the state and has several nice shopping malls.
The sales tax rate is 7 percent, the income tax varies from 3 to 5 percent and they rank next to last for education out of the fifty states.
Climate and Industry
The climate in Mississippi is considered to be mild with short winters, hot summers and an average rainfall of 56 inches a year. MS has a variety of industries which include fishing, farming, manufactured goods, mining, meat packing and gambling. Of course they are probably best known for their floating casinos which line up along the Mississippi River and gulf coast.
Mississippi has a large number of parks and wildlife areas that offer a variety of activities which include hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, camping, biking and geocaching. Geocaching is a new sport where people use a GPS device and input a set of coordinates in order to search for a hidden treasure known as a geocache.