Yazoo County, Mississippi
, winner of a Readers' Choice Award from Convention South Magazine in 2015, Delta's Best Tourism award in 2014 from the Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact, 3-time winner (2012, 2013, 2014) of CVB of the Year from the Mississippi Tourism Association
, is home to the world famous Bentonia blues
, world championship winning barbecue
, famous literary and political figures, unique art and shopping
, and a living history
like nowhere else in Mississippi.
Whether your interests are in family-friendly events and festivals
, Civil War
history, African American
history and heritage, hunting and fishing
, or taking in the historical sites
and sounds of our communities, your trip on the #YazooBackroads
Discover Yazoo County, Mississippi. Colorful. Authentic. Unique. Just like you.
"...to my contemporaries when I left the place later for college, I was called "Yazoo." Such was the spell the very name exerted on you long after you had left it."
-Willie Morris, North Toward Home (1967)