Palo Alto, Mississippi

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Town of Palo Alto
Palo Alto, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Palo Alto, Mississippi
Location Clay County, Mississippi northwest of West Point
Coordinates 33°40′50″N 88°48′0″W / 33.68056°N 88.80000°W / 33.68056; -88.80000Coordinates: 33°40′50″N 88°48′0″W / 33.68056°N 88.80000°W / 33.68056; -88.80000
Area 196.4 acres (79.5 ha)
Built 1846
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000473[1]
Added to NRHP August 20, 1987

Palo Alto (also Savannah) is a ghost town in Clay County, Mississippi.[2] Established circa 1846,[1] it is located at 33°40′50″N 88°48′0″W / 33.68056°N 88.80000°W / 33.68056; -88.80000 (33.6806738, -88.8000525) at an elevation of 279 feet (85 m).[2]

In 1987, the townsite was listed on the National Register of Historic Places under the name of "Town of Palo Alto." Nearly 200 acres (81 ha) were listed on the Register as part of the community.[1]

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