Longtown, Mississippi

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Longtown, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Longtown, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Longtown, Mississippi
Longtown, Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°30′39″N 90°07′27″W / 34.51083°N 90.12417°W / 34.51083; -90.12417Coordinates: 34°30′39″N 90°07′27″W / 34.51083°N 90.12417°W / 34.51083; -90.12417
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Panola
Elevation 351 ft (107 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38621
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 672855[1]

Longtown is an unincorporated community located in Panola County, Mississippi. Longtown is approximately 5.3 miles (8.5 km) south of Pleasant Grove and approximately 4.3 miles (6.9 km) east-southeast of Askew on Mississippi Highway 310.

Mabel Welch (1890-1981), the second registered female architect in Texas, was born on a plantation near Longtown.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Longtown, Mississippi
  2. ^ Torres, Elizabeth; Medina, Javier; Vise, Ruth (2009). "Mabel Welch: El Paso’s First Female Architect". El Paso Community College. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Map of Mississippi from 1836 showing the location of Longtown within Chickasaw territory