• WHAT IS 16TH SECTION LAND
    Title to Sixteenth Section Land is vested in the State of Mississippi, in trust for the support of public education. Sixteenth Section Lands are not ordinary public lands. They are trust land, and legal principles regarding the management of trust apply. Law imposes on those responsible for the management of trusts, the highest standards of care and attention.

    16th Section Land Management 
    by the Jackson County School District
    (Complete overview)