Vicksburg is a progressive city where you will discover a community committed to excellence. It is a unique blend of old and new in a city that offers plenty to see and do. From the specialty shops of historic downtown to the outlet mall, shoppers experience a relaxed atmosphere and friendly people. The Vicksburg National Military Park captures a piece of American history in a sixteen mile tour featuring over 1,340 monuments, a restored Union gunboat, and National Cemetery. We have many Riverboat gaming locations that provide games of chance, not to mention a spectacular view of "Ole Man River."
Vicksburg, motivated toward prosperity and change, aggressive in attitude, and led by a city government committed to growth and service, invites you to take the time to get to know us. Attitude is everything and in Vicksburg ours is friendly and neighborly. The City of Vicksburg invites you to visit the "Red Carpet City of the South" where Southern Hospitality is alive and well and awaiting your arrival. Come and experience what we enjoy everyday! " Vicksburg, a fun place to visit...a great place to live!"
Emergency Management/ Homeland Security
City of Vicksburg
1401 Walnut St
Emergency information line - Recorded during local emergencies
The City Clerk, appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen is custodian of the City's official Seal and charged with the responsibility of keeping records of all proceedings of the elected officials of the City of Vicksburg.
The City Clerk's Office compiles and distributes Board meeting agendas; maintains an accurate record of the proceedings; publishes public notices as required by law; conducts municipal elections; serves as custodian of all contracts, dockets of claims, ordinances, resolutions, submitted bids and other City records; issues privilege licenses; coordinates record keeping activities of all City staff; maintains City cemetery records; and follows up on inquiries, complaints, letters, calls and research requests as prescribed by open record laws. (to obtains an open records request form click here )
Regular meetings of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen are held on the first and third Monday and the 10th and 25th of each month in the City Hall Annex Council Room located at 1413 Walnut Street to take up matters brought before the Board. Citizens wishing to address the Board are requested to submit a letter to the City Clerk's Office stating name, address, and issue which they wish to discuss. Board Meetings are open to the public and are also aired on TV23.