Rising Sun, Mississippi

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Rising Sun, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Rising Sun, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Rising Sun, Mississippi
Rising Sun, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°27′31″N 90°12′31″W / 33.45861°N 90.20861°W / 33.45861; -90.20861Coordinates: 33°27′31″N 90°12′31″W / 33.45861°N 90.20861°W / 33.45861; -90.20861
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Leflore
Elevation 125 ft (38 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38954
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 676672[1]

Rising Sun is an unincorporated community located in Leflore County, Mississippi. Rising Sun is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Greenwood and 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Sidon on U.S. Route 49E . Some citizens refer to the area north of Rising Sun near the Hwy 82 and Hwy 49E intersection in Greenwood as being Rising Sun but the area is known as Craigside.

It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area