Baltzer, Mississippi

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Baltzer, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Baltzer, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Baltzer, Mississippi
Baltzer, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°58′55″N 90°35′41″W / 33.98194°N 90.59472°W / 33.98194; -90.59472Coordinates: 33°58′55″N 90°35′41″W / 33.98194°N 90.59472°W / 33.98194; -90.59472
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Sunflower
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38768
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 666498[1]
Mount Olive M.B. Church in Baltzer near the Sunflower/Coahoma County line

Baltzer is an unincorporated community located in northern Sunflower County, Mississippi. Baltzer is approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Roundaway and 16 miles (26 km) south of Clarksdale at the intersection of Lombardy and New Africa Road near the Sunflower County/Coahoma County border.

A notable native of Baltzer is Eugene "Gene" Moore. Born July 19, 1942, Moore was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1992, where he fought for legislation to enrich the quality of life for his constituents. Moore went on to be the Recorder of Deeds for Cook County, Illinois.