Heathman, Mississippi

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Heathman, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
The Heathman Plantation Commissary is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
The Heathman Plantation Commissary is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Heathman, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Heathman, Mississippi
Heathman, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°26′24″N 90°43′13″W / 33.44000°N 90.72028°W / 33.44000; -90.72028Coordinates: 33°26′24″N 90°43′13″W / 33.44000°N 90.72028°W / 33.44000; -90.72028
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Sunflower
Elevation 125 ft (38 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38751
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 671056[1]

Heathman is an unincorporated community located in Sunflower County, Mississippi. Heathman is located just off U.S. Route 82 on Heathman Road and approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Indianola and 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Holly Ridge.

The Heathman Plantation is located here.

In 1900, Heathman had a money-order post office, and a population of 35.[2]

An active freight line of the Columbus and Greenville Railway passes through Heathman.[3]

Heathman is the birthplace of George Washington Lee, known as "Lieutenant Lee of Beale Street". Lee moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he became a successful author and civic leader.

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