Natchez, founded in 1716, is the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River.
Lansdowne and Natchez, the city in which she sits, are rich in history. Come explore the majestic town of Natchez and experience a quality of life that is 300 years old and counting. We are known for our hospitality, and there's always something to do. We have a wealth of information documenting every moment in our city's history, and the local Natchezians love to tell their family stories!