Lamar, Mississippi

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Lamar is an unincorporated community in Benton County, Mississippi. It is located along Mississippi Highway 7 in western Benton County. Although it is unincorporated, Lamar has a post office, with the ZIP code of 38642.[1] The nearly abandoned Mississippi Central Railroad runs through Lamar, and is only used rarely for freight trafficking. Lamar shares its ZIP code with the nearby community of Slayden.


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Coordinates: 34°55′02″N 89°19′04″W / 34.91722°N 89.31778°W / 34.91722; -89.31778