Welcome to Yazoo County, Mississippi!
Many people plan their visits to Yazoo County around our annual events
. But Yazoo County is a great place to visit year-round for anyone who enjoys an off-the-beaten-path adventure.
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 is waiting.
Yazoo County is home to the world famous Bentonia blues, world championship winning cuisine, famous literary and political figures, unique art and shopping, and a living history like nowhere else in Mississippi.
Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau awards include: 3-time winner of an Annual Readers’ Choice Award from Convention South Magazine (2015, 2016, 2017), Delta’s Best Tourism award in 2014 from the Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact, 4-time winner (2012, 2013, 2014, 2017) of CVB of the Year from the Mississippi Tourism Association. Learn more about the CVB and our Mission.
Discover Yazoo County, Mississippi. Colorful. Authentic. Unique. Just like you.
Click FULLSCREEN on the image below to take a ‘Look Into Yazoo’ published by The Yazoo Herald.
“…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)