Valley Park, Mississippi

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Valley Park
Unincorporated community
Valley Park is located in Mississippi
Valley Park
Valley Park
Location within the state of Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°38′N 90°52′W / 32.633°N 90.867°W / 32.633; -90.867Coordinates: 32°38′N 90°52′W / 32.633°N 90.867°W / 32.633; -90.867
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Issaquena
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 39177
GNIS feature ID 695066[1]

Valley Park is an unincorporated community in Issaquena County, Mississippi. Its elevation is 95 feet (29 m).[1] Although unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 39177.[2]

The Aden Archaeological Site is located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) east of Valley Park.

A movie set resembling a rural radio station was constructed west of Valley Park in order to film a scene for the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). In the movie, the "Soggy Bottom Boys" recorded Man of Constant Sorrow at radio station "WEZY". Only the mast tower remains at this location: 32°38′56″N 90°56′22″W / 32.648775°N 90.939418°W / 32.648775; -90.939418.[3]

On April 24, 2010 Valley Park was the site of a strong tornado, though no injuries were reported.[4] The supercell thunderstorm dropped another tornado in Yazoo City.