State size comparison
Mississippi is about 1.2 times bigger than Kentucky.
Kentucky is approximately 102,896 sq km, while Mississippi is approximately 121,489 sq km, making Mississippi 18% larger than Kentucky. Meanwhile, the population of Kentucky is ~4.3 million people (1.4 million fewer people live in Mississippi).
This to-scale comparison of Kentucky vs. Mississippi uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.