Fernwood, Mississippi

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Fernwood, Mississippi
Fernwood, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Fernwood, Mississippi
Fernwood, Mississippi
Fernwood, Mississippi is located in the United States
Fernwood, Mississippi
Fernwood, Mississippi
Coordinates: 31°11′08″N 90°26′56″W / 31.18556°N 90.44889°W / 31.18556; -90.44889Coordinates: 31°11′08″N 90°26′56″W / 31.18556°N 90.44889°W / 31.18556; -90.44889
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyPike
Elevation
390 ft (120 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39635
Area code(s)601 & 769
GNIS feature ID669950[1]

Fernwood is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Mississippi, United States.[1] Its ZIP code is 39635.[2]

History[edit]

Fernwood was developed in the late 1880s by the Enochs family as a company town for Fernwood Lumber Company.[3]

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

The climate at Fernwood is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).[4]

Climate data for Fernwood, Mississippi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 15
(59)
17
(63)
21
(70)
25
(77)
29
(84)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
31
(87)
26
(79)
21
(69)
16
(61)
25
(77)
Average low °C (°F) 3
(38)
4
(40)
8
(46)
12
(54)
17
(62)
20
(68)
21
(70)
21
(70)
18
(65)
12
(54)
7
(45)
4
(40)
12
(54)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 140
(5.7)
140
(5.5)
150
(5.9)
130
(5.3)
130
(5.1)
120
(4.7)
140
(5.5)
130
(5.2)
110
(4.4)
84
(3.3)
110
(4.3)
150
(5.8)
1,540
(60.7)
Source: Weatherbase [5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fernwood, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ James E. Fickle. 2001. Mississippi Forests and Forestry. University Press of Mississippi, Jackson Retrieved 2013-08-17
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Fernwood, Mississippi
  5. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013. Retrieved on May 11, 2013.