Humber, Mississippi

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Humber, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Humber is located in Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°16′50″N 90°42′12″W / 34.28056°N 90.70333°W / 34.28056; -90.70333Coordinates: 34°16′50″N 90°42′12″W / 34.28056°N 90.70333°W / 34.28056; -90.70333
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Coahoma
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 689278[1]

Humber is an unincorporated community in Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States.

Humber had a post office in the early 1900s, and was located directly on the Mississippi River.[2]

The Humber Archeological Site is located west of Humber on Island No. 63 in the Mississippi River.[3]

The Mississippi Levee now lies between the town and the river.


  1. ^ "Humber, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 666. 
  3. ^ Brown, Ian W. (2008). Rafferty, Janet; Peacock, Evan, eds. Cultural Contact Along the I-69 Corridor: Protohistoric and Historic Use of the Northern Yazoo Basin, Mississippi. Time's River: Archaeological Syntheses from the Lower Mississippi Valley (University of Alabama Press). p. 365.