Where can accurate Mississippi maps be purchased?


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Consumers can purchase accurate maps of Mississippi from the Mississippi Department of Transportation, MyTopo, MapSales.com and eMapStore.com. History buffs can buy antique maps of Mississippi from The Philadelphia Print Shop Ltd. Maps vary in price from $1 for small, foldable maps to nearly $200 for large wall maps.

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Where can accurate Mississippi maps be purchased?
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Individuals can purchase general highway maps of the state by going to the Department of Transportation's administration building on the corner of Griffith Street and North West Street in Jackson. Customers can order by mail after calling the office at 1-601-359-7045, as of March 2015. A highway map is $1, plus $4 postage and handling. The map unfolds to 20 inches by 30 inches, with a scale of 1 inch equal to 12 miles. A more detailed map with 1 inch equal to 6 miles costs $5 plus $4 shipping.

MyTopo custom prints topographic quadrangles, and then ships the product to the customer's home. Typical quadrangles are 24 inches by 36 inches and cost $12.95 plus shipping. Customers can select a specific region of Mississippi to create a customized map made from original U.S. Geological Survey maps. Individuals can purchase aerial photographs of the state and topographic maps that overlay the aerial photographs. Fishermen, divers and boaters can buy lake maps that show the depths and contours of Mississippi's waterways. Consumers can find topographic maps for thousands of place names within the state.

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