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Mississippi Topographical Map

On a topographical map, sometimes called a topo map, contour lines are often used to join points of equal elevation above sea level and color gradations may depict elevation ranges between the contour lines.  Topographical maps are often used to determine areas and routes where the terrain is fairly level or where steep slopes exist.  This page includes both static and interactive topographical maps of Mississippi.

Static Mississippi Topo Map

This section features a topographical map of Mississippi as well as a map legend that specifies elevation ranges and indicates their corresponding map colors. 

Mississippi topo map


Map Legend

elevation legend
boundaries, rivers, and lakes legend

Mississippi Topographical Features

Mississippi's highest elevation is Woodall Mountain, which rises to 806 feet above sea level.  Mississippi's lowest elevation is sea level, at the Gulf Of Mexico.  Mississippi consists of a coastal plain with elevation rising slightly toward the northeast.  Major rivers in Mississippi include the Mississippi, Pearl, Big Black, Yazoo, and Tombigbee.

Interactive Mississippi Topo Map

This section features a topographical map that can be zoomed and panned to show the entire State of Mississippi or a small portion of the state.  To zoom in or out on the map, use the plus (+) button or the minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan the map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  At high zoom levels, the contour lines on this Mississippi map can help outdoorsmen, land developers, and others to plan their routes and activities more efficiently. 

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Mississippi Topo Map