Berclair, Mississippi

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Berclair, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
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Berclair, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Berclair, Mississippi
Berclair, Mississippi
Berclair, Mississippi is located in the United States
Berclair, Mississippi
Berclair, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°28′18″N 90°21′54″W / 33.47167°N 90.36500°W / 33.47167; -90.36500Coordinates: 33°28′18″N 90°21′54″W / 33.47167°N 90.36500°W / 33.47167; -90.36500
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyLeflore
Elevation
125 ft (38 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38941
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID678502[1]

Berclair is an unincorporated community located in Leflore County, Mississippi, United States. Berclair is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Itta Bena. It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area.

Notable person[edit]

Blues guitar player B.B. King was born just outside Berclair in 1925, and lived there until the age of four when he went to live with his maternal grandmother. This event is commemorated by a Mississippi Blues Trail marker in Berclair.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Berclair, Mississippi
  2. ^ "County Blues Markers". Greenwood Commonwealth. December 29, 2011.