United States Map Mississippi River

United States Map Mississippi River - The word Mississippi itself comes from Misi zipi the French rendering of the Anishinaabe Ojibwe or Algonquin name for the river Misi-ziibi Great River. Citation neededIn the 18th century the river was the primary western boundary of the young United States and since the countrys expansion westward the Mississippi River has been widely considered a convenient. Its origin is in Webster County near the town of Eupora in the north central part of the state.