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Communities and Places - Attala County, Mississippi



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Anis
CR3122 at CR3207 about 10 miles SE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.269786, -89.590465


Antioch (historical)
CR 5006 about 3 miles SW of McCool. GPS: 33.166667, -89.359722


Aponaug (historical)
CR 3032 about 2 miles west of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.058333, -89.619444


Archie (historical)
About 12 miles southeast of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.981942, -89.394023


Attalaville (historical)
Once on what is now CR 4106 about 2 miles SW of Sallis. GPS: 33.009722, -89.788889


Auris (historical)
Once on CR3122 about 7 miles SE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.233333, -89.695556


Bear Creek (historical)
Once on CR 2135 at CR2132 about three miles north of McCool. GPS: 33.241111, -89.355556


Berea (historical)
On CR 3122 about seventeen miles north of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.238889, -89.438889


Beulah (historical)
Once on CR 1106 at Old Center Road about 10 miles SE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.955556, -89.484722


Bluff Springs (historical)
Once on CR 4114 about 2 miles east-northeast of Salis. GPS: 33.033333, -89.734722


Boswell (historical)
Established as a railroad flag stop in 1883 about 15 miles NE of Kosciusko. The stop was named for T.J. boswell, a landowner in this area.


Bowies Chapel
Hwy 411 about 2 miles south of McCool. GPS: 33.175000, -89.343611


Bowlin
CR 4101 at CR 4205 about 5 miles east of Durant. GPS: 33.084722, -89.776389


Boyette
CR 4101 near CR 4110 about 4 miles SSE of Durant. GPS: 33.021944, -89.833056


Branchville (historical)
Hwy 14 near CR 4007 about 7 miles SW of Sallis. GPS: 32.931944, -89.830556


Briscoe's Mill (historical)
Once on CR 3122 near CR 3203 about 9 miles SE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.263056, -89.620833


Buffalo Mills (historical)
Once on Munson Creek near the Natchez Trace. GPS: 33.063056, -89.550000


Burkettsville (historical)
Once located on what is now CR 3225 at CR 3232 about 2 miles east of Hesterville. GPS: 33.155556, -89.619444


Burks Precinct (historical)
On CR 2263 about 8 miles SW of French Camp. GPS: 33.244444, -89.518333


Carmack
On Hwy 35 about 6 miles north of Hesterville. GPS: 33.240278, -89.662500


Carson Ridge (historical)
Hanna Road about 2 miles SE of Ethel. GPS:33.104167, -89.431944


Cecil (historical)
On Hwy 35 about 6 miles north of Hesterville. GPS: 33.240278, -89.662500


Center
On CR 5131 at CR 5020 about 12 miles SE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.945278, -89.430833


Center Point (historical)
Once on Hwy 19 about 4 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.084722, -89.645833


Chapel Hill (historical)
On CR 3122 at CR 2265 about 5 miles SW of French Camp. GPS: 33.262222, -89.468056


Chita (historical)
About 12 miles north of Kosciusko on CR 3217. GPS: 33.225556, -89.602222


Commodore (historical)
Once on CR 5107 about 10 miles SE of Ethel. GPS: 33.022222, -89.347222


Conly Mills (historical)
Once on Hwy 407 about 2 miles NE of McCool. GPS: 33.212500, -89.326389


Cowpen (historical)
Once on New Hope Road about 7 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.041667, -89.479722


Creek (historical)
Settled in 1880, 10 miles north of Kosciusko by the Wasson family, Creek was named for its location at the headwaters of Zilpha Creek. About 1915, Creek became part of the Shady Grove community.


Crooker Mill (historical)
Once located about 3 miles north of Sallis. GPS: 33.056944, -89.760000


Cunnahoma (historical)
Settled 6 miles SE of Kosciusko when William and Allen Dodd came from Kentucky and settled here in 1830. William Dodd became the first State Representative from Attala Co., 1836-37. Cunnahoma School consolidated with Williamsville and Rimmer Schools in 1916 and Cunnahoma becane extinct.


Denmans Ferry (historical)
Once on Hwy 35 at the Big Black River about 3 1/2 miles SE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.300000, -89.695833


Dodds (historical)
Once on CR 1022 about 5 miles SSE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.002778, -89.562500


Dossville
Singleton Road at County Line Road about 9 miles SSE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.930556, -89.549722


Doty Springs (historical)
Once on Hanna Road at Hwy 411 about 14 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.052778, -89.359722


Eagle Mills (historical)
Ridge Road about six miles SE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.015278, -89.496667


Earlyville (historical)
CR 4167 about seven miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.076944, -89.709722


East Macedonia
CR 5105 at CR 5107 about 14 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.015556, -89.345833


Edgefield (historical)
CR 5233 at CR 5240 about 7 miles east of Ethel. GPS: 33.124444, -89.337500


Ethel
Hwy 12 about 8 miles NE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.120278, -89.465833


Evelyn (historical)
Sam Peeler settled Evelyn 5 miles SE of Kosciusko in the late 1850s. Another early settler was named Hollingsworth, who owned the land there. He sold the land to Steve Rimmer, who in turn sold it to L.J. Hanks. Evelyn was also called Hanks by many in the area.


Fletchers Bridge (historical)
Once located about 3 miles south of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.017500, -89.590556


Forrest (historical)
Rock Port Road at CR 2120 about 8 miles NW of Ethel. GPS: 33.175833, -89.517222


Friendship (historical)
Hwy 43 at CR 3122 about 5 miles west of French Camp. GPS: 33.285278, -89.545833


Glendale (historical)
On CR 5001 about 11 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.031944, -89.337500


Gregory (historical)
Once located about 3 miles NE of Ethel near Ruth Branch. GPS: 33.144444, -89.422222


Hanna Plantation (historical)
see history of Gregory above. GPS: 33.145833, -89.419444


Heath (historical)
Once on CR 2263 about 8 miles SW of French Camp. GPS: 33.241944, -89.522222


Hesterville
Hwy 35 at Hwy 440 about 8 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.160556, -89.654167


Higgins (historical)
On Knox Road at the Natchez Trace Parkway just east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.067222, -89.545556


Hollingsworth (historical)
When the Kosciusko & Southeastern RR came through 10 miles SE of Kosciusko in 1870, a flag stop was established on this site and named Hollingsworth. The place was named for Tom Hollingsworth on whose land the stop was located. Hollingsworth became extinct in 1934 when the flag stop was discontinued.


Hughes (historical)
Hughes, about 10 miles NW of Kosciusko, was named for E.W. Hughes who moved here in the early 1890s. Hughes operated a store/post office in 1896, with Mrs. Hughes serving as postmistress until 1906. W.R. Campbell bought the Hughes store in 1908 and continued to operate the post office until it was closed in 1910.


Hurricane
On Hwy 12 about 4 miles SW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.025000, -89.645000


Jamison (historical)
Once about 7 miles SE of Kosciusko, Jamison was settled by Capt. Henry Jamison and was called the Jamison Place or Mill for many years. In 1917, when the Kosciusko & Southeastern Railroad came through, a flag stop was named Jamison for Miss Susie Jamison who then owned the place. The stop was abolished in 1920.


Joplin (historical)
Hwy 19 at Hwy 14 about 8 miles ESE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.031111, -89.465278


Joplins Mill (historical)
On Archie Creek about 6 miles SSE of Ethel. GPS: 33.031111, -89.426111


Joseph (historical)
CR 4102 at CR 4163 about 4 miles SE of Sallis. GPS: 32.975556, -89.727778


Keith (historical)
Keith was a post office established in 1902 in the short distance between Hollingsworth and Joplin. It was named for Joe Keith who had settled here some years before Joplin located his mill. W.M. Brazeale bought land that adjoined the Keith Place where he operated a store and kept the Keith Post Office until it was discontinued in 1906.


Kirkwood Ferry (historical)
Once on the Big Black River about 5 miles SSE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.268056, -89.710556


Knox (historical)
Was on Hwy 35 about 7 miles SSE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.959722, -89.562500


Kosciusko
Hwy 12 about 16 miles east of Durant. GPS: 33.057500, -89.587500


Langley (historical)
CR 3222 at CR 2245 about 11 miles NNE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.219722, -89.542222


Liberty Chapel (historical)
On Rock Port Road at CR 2253 about 5 miles north of Ethel. 33.193611, -89.484722


Liberty Hill (historical)
On Liberty Hill Road about 3 miles west of McCool. GPS: 33.211111, -89.389722


Lilly (historical)
Lilly was a post office in the Sand Hill Community about 11 miles north of Kosciusko. Established in 1894 with Annette Duncan as postmistress, it was discontinued in 1905.


Macedonia
Once on CR 3232 about 9 miles north of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.184722, -89.596389


Marvin's Chapel
On Old Trace Road about 4 miles NE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.108333, -89.544444


McAdams
On Hwy 12 at CR 4167 about 6 miles SW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.021111, -89.688333


McCool
On Hwy 407 and Hwy 411 about 7 miles SE of French Camp. GPS: 33.201944, -89.345000


McVille
On Hwy 43 at CR 4026 about 9 miles SSW of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.931389, -89.621944


Mercer (historical)
On Hwy 14 about 8 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.044444, -89.450833


Mitchell's Mill (historical)
On Scoobachita Creek about 9 miles SE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.236111, -89.635556


Mount Herman (historical)
CR 3102 about 8 miles SSE of Vaiden. GPS: 33.225278, -89.702778


Multona Springs
Rock Port Road at CR 2111 about 6 miles east of McCool. GPS: 33.198611, -89.444444


Munson (historical)
Once where Knox Road crosses Munson Creek about 2 miles ENE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.069444, -89.554167


New Hope
Knox Road at New Hope Road about 7 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.055556, -89.476389


Newport
Hwy 429 at Hwy 14 about 6 miles south of Sallis. GPS: 32.936944, -89.764444


Newtonville (historical)
CR 5053 at CR 5204 about 10 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.063056, -89.415278


Nile (historical)
Nile Road at CR 1105 about 9 miles SE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.945833, -89.516667


North Center (historical)
CR 3122 at CR 3207 about 14 miles north of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.269444, -89.590278


North Union (historical)
North Union Road at CR 3106 about 11 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.201389, -89.695833


Oak Ridge (historical)
CR 2263 about 14 miles NNE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.243548, -89.509795


Oakland (historical)
Was located at the crossroads of Rockport Road and old Kosciusko-Bluff Springs Hwy. A store, saloon, and a blacksmith shop were built here. A small school was started about 1840 and in 1917 the Oakland School Dist. was joined with Possumneck and Oakland became extinct.


Pansy (historical)
About 16 miles east of Kosciusko, the Pansy post office was in the Doty Springs Community in the home of Doss Ray in 1899. The name Pansy was selected from a list of ten names. The name was suggested by Sallie Laura, the five year old daughter of Mr. Ray.


Patterson (historical)
Once on Ridge Road about 11 miles southeast of Koscisusko. GPS: 32.977500, -89.431944


Phoenix Mills (historical)
CR 2247 at CR 2240 about 7 miles west of McCool. GPS: 33.203056, -89.458889


Pickletown (historical)
On CR 2247 at CR 2240 about 7 miles west of McCool, Pickletown was settled by Lewis and Frank Pickle who came to Attala County in 1836. They settled in what later bacame the Knox School District near Leake County. Pickletown-became 􀂊xtinct about 1890.


Pierce's Chapel (historical)
Hwy 43 at CR 3217 about 7 miles NNE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.160833, -89.559722


Pilgrim's Rest (historical)
Shady Grove Road at CR 2234 about 5 miles NW of Ethel. GPS: 33.185556, -89.510278


Plantation (historical)
Hwy 12 at Natchez Trace Parkway about 5 miles NE of Kosciusko. 33.097222, -89.509167


Pleasant Ridge (historical)
CR 4202 and CR 4167 about 4 miles NE of Sallis. 33.062500, -89.716667


Possumneck
Hwy 19 at CR 3004 about 10 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.141111, -89.741667


Providence
Hwy 14 at King's Road about 10 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.049167, -89.415000


Rockport (historical)
Once on CR 3002 about 9 miles NE of Durant. GPS: 33.172222, -89.770833


Rocky Point (historical)
Once on Hwy 440 about 10 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.168611, -89.700000


Rutherford (historical)
Once on Hwy 429 about 14 miles SW of Kosciusko, Rutherford was first settled by Martin and McLean families. It received a name when Frank Rutherford moved here in 1879 and bought much of the land in this area. GPS: 32.942222, -89.747222


Sallis
On Hwy 429 near Hwy 12 about 12 miles west of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.022222, -89.765278


Sand Hill (historical)
Hwy 3231 about 11 miles NNW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.197222, -89.641667


Shady Grove
Z.A. Wasson came here in 1880 with his father and was the largest landowner in the area. The first school was started in 1874 and was also used as a church until Rev. N.C. Wasson moved here in 1880 and organized a church called Shady Grove. GPS: 33.211111, -89.535278


Shrock (historical)
CR 4003 about 6 miles east of Pickens. GPS: 32.887500, -89.874722


Smyrna
CR 5131 at CR 1136 about 9 miles SE of Kosciusko, Smyrna is said to have been settled between 1835 and 1840. It is one of the oldest settlements in the county. It takes its name from Smyrna Presbyterian Church was has been in continuous operation since 1839. GPS: 32.988611, -89.485278


Springdale
Hwy 19 at CR 4227 about 7 miles NW of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.107222, -89.687500


Steadman (historical)
Once located about 8 miles SE of Kosciusko, Steadman was a flag stop on the Kosciusko and Southeastern Railroad. It was established as a lumber yard in 1918 and named for Robert Steadman, a lumber man. The stop was discontinued in 1934.


Steele (historical)
Once on Hwy 407 about 2 miles NE of McCool, Steele was established in 1860 as a shipping point for cross ties. GPS: 33.215278, -89.326389


Tabernacle (historical)
King's Road at CR 5217 about 11 miles east of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.078333, -89.428611


Tebo Post Office (historical)
Was located about 7 miles north of Kosciusko and named for C.H. Tebault, an absentee landowner who lived in New Orleans.


Thompson (historical)
Once on Harmony Road at CR 5223, Thompson was settled by Illinois native Elisha Thompson in 1866. GPS: 33.116667, -89.379167


Thweatt (historical)
A railroad flagstop once on CR 4171 about 5 miles SW of Kosciusko. It was named for Uriah Thweatt and his four sons who lived in the area. GPS: 33.019444, -89.642778


Turkey Creek (historical)
Once on Hanna Road where it crosses Turkey Creek about 4 miles SE of Ethel. GPS: 33.089167, -89.410278


Unity (historical)
Formed about 14 miles NW of Kosciusko when several families met Aug 22, 1885 to organize a Baptist church. The name Unity was suggested by D.T. Guyton who donated land for the church. GPS: 33.170833, -89.730556


Valena (historical)
Hwy 14 at CR 4101 about 2 miles SE of Goodman. GPS: 32.954167, -89.883333


Waugh (historical)
Once on CR 4015 about 8 miles south of Sallis. GPS: 32.910000, -89.783333


Weeks (historical)
Once about 11 miles west of Kosciusko, Weeks was settled by Jabus Weeks who operated a horse powered gin before 1860. In the 1880s he and his sons were operating a sawmill, gin, grist mill, and molasses mill - all powered by steam. The post office was closed in 1906. GPS: 33.072222, -89.743333


Williams Ferry (historical)
Was about a mile and a half east of Goodman on the Big Black River. GPS: 32.966111, -89.891944


Williamsville
Williamsville Road at CR 1175 about 3 miles SSE of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.026667, -89.566944


Zama
On Zama Road at CR 5013 about 15 miles SE of Kosciusko. GPS: 32.975000, -89.380000


Zemuly (historical)
Hwy 14 at CR4163 about 12 miles SW of Kosciusko. This area was first settled in 1845 but it had no name until a post office was established in 1902 by Charlie Morgan, which he named for his wife Zemuly. The post office was discontinued in 1907. GPS: 32.949167, -89.721667


Zilpha (historical)
CR 3122 at CR 3203 about 16 miles north of Kosciusko. GPS: 33.263333, -89.620000