Winterville, Mississippi

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Winterville, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Winterville, Mississippi
Winterville, Mississippi
Winterville, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Winterville, Mississippi
Winterville, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°30′06″N 91°03′30″W / 33.50167°N 91.05833°W / 33.50167; -91.05833Coordinates: 33°30′06″N 91°03′30″W / 33.50167°N 91.05833°W / 33.50167; -91.05833
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Washington
Elevation 122 ft (37 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38782
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 679793[1]

Winterville is an unincorporated community located in Washington County, Mississippi, near Mississippi Highway 1. Winterville is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Greenville, the county seat, and approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Lamont.

The Winterville Site, a National Historic Landmark featuring more than twelve major earthwork mounds from the period of 1000 to 1400s CE, is located near Winterville along Mississippi Highway 1. It is the type site of the Plaquemine Mississippian culture, from which the Natchez Indians descended. Preceding cultures also constructed mounds in this area.

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