Comeby, Mississippi

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Comeby, Mississippi
Ghost town
Comeby, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Comeby, Mississippi
Comeby, Mississippi
Location within the state of Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°04′11″N 90°00′35″W / 32.06972°N 90.00972°W / 32.06972; -90.00972Coordinates: 32°04′11″N 90°00′35″W / 32.06972°N 90.00972°W / 32.06972; -90.00972
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Rankin
Elevation 400 ft (100 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 687023[1]

Comeby is a ghost town in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States.[1]

Comeby was a sawmill town, and was named for the favorite expression of the mill owner, John R. Webster: "come by to see me".[2]

Comeby had a post office from 1903 to 1918,[3][4] and was a stop on the Illinois Central Railroad.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Comeby (historical)
  2. ^ "Comeby". Rankin County Historical Society. October 26, 2011.
  3. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 481.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Comeby Post Office (historical)
  5. ^ Howe, Tony. "Comeby, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved October 11, 2016.