6 Best Mississippi Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-23 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

6 Best mississippi facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random mississippi facts.

1. The state of Mississippi ranked 2nd in charitable giving in 2012, despite having the lowest per capita personal income in all of the US.
2. The Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) is roughly the size of the United States east of the Mississippi River.
3. Until 2012, no beer with over 6% alcohol by volume could be sold in Mississippi (which excludes most micro brews). The limit is now 10.2%.
4. 10 of the tributaries flowing into the Amazon river are as big as the Mississippi river.
5. An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
6. Louisiana is the only state that grows in land area every year (Due to alluvial deposits from the Mississippi River).
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