Humber, Mississippi

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Humber, Mississippi
Humber is located in Mississippi
Humber
Humber
Humber is located in the United States
Humber
Humber
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
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyCoahoma
Elevation
164 ft (50 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID689278[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.

References[edit]

  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.