Bewelcome, Mississippi

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Bewelcome, Mississippi
Bewelcome, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Bewelcome, Mississippi
Bewelcome, Mississippi
Bewelcome, Mississippi is located in the United States
Bewelcome, Mississippi
Bewelcome, Mississippi
Coordinates: 31°13′08″N 90°56′19″W / 31.21889°N 90.93861°W / 31.21889; -90.93861Coordinates: 31°13′08″N 90°56′19″W / 31.21889°N 90.93861°W / 31.21889; -90.93861
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyAmite
Elevation
387 ft (118 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID692589[1]

Bewelcome (also Be Welcome) is an unincorporated community in Amite County, Mississippi, United States.[1]

The settlement is located within the Homochitto National Forest.

History[edit]

Woodlawn Church was established east of the settlement in 1870. A cemetery was also located there. The church closed in 2008.[2][3][4]

Bewelcome had a post office in the early 1900s.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bewelcome
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodlawn Church
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodlawn Cemetery
  4. ^ Herndon, Ernest (June 17, 2008). "Church Closing Sad, But Life Goes On". Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church.
  5. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 236.