Little Springs, Mississippi

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Little Springs, Mississippi
Little Springs is located in Mississippi
Little Springs
Little Springs
Little Springs is located in the United States
Little Springs
Little Springs
Coordinates: 31°24′09″N 90°43′36″W / 31.40250°N 90.72667°W / 31.40250; -90.72667Coordinates: 31°24′09″N 90°43′36″W / 31.40250°N 90.72667°W / 31.40250; -90.72667
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyFranklin
Elevation
440 ft (134 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID693784[1]

Little Springs is an unincorporated community in Franklin County, Mississippi.[1]

The Homochitto National Forest is located a short distance west of the community along Little Springs Road.

The community was named for the large number of springs located there.[2]

In 1820, the Mount Zion Baptist Church was established 3 mi (4.8 km) west of Little Springs.[3]

The first school was the Magnolia School, built in 1854. A new school, the Little Springs High School, replaced it in 1901.[4]

A post office was in operation in the early 1900s.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Little Springs, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Franklin County, MS - Communities & Towns". American History and Genealogy Project. Retrieved December 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Mt. Zion Baptist Church". American History and Genealogy Project. Retrieved December 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Franklin County, MS - School Days Project". American History and Genealogy Project. Retrieved December 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "McGEHEE, Daniel Rayford, (1883 - 1962)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. ^ "WHITTINGTON, William Madison, (1878 - 1962)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved December 2013. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)