About Whitfield, Mississippi
The Mississippi State Hospital (MSH) is a psychiatric facility operated by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. It is located in unincorporated Rankin County, Mississippi, along Mississippi Highway 468. The 350-acre (140 ha) campus is 15 miles (24 km) south of Jackson, and between Jackson and Brandon. Historically many people referred to the center as "Whitfield," after the community in which it is located.