Mileston, Mississippi

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Mileston, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Mileston is located in Mississippi
Mileston is located in the US
Coordinates: 33°06′37″N 90°16′24″W / 33.11028°N 90.27333°W / 33.11028; -90.27333Coordinates: 33°06′37″N 90°16′24″W / 33.11028°N 90.27333°W / 33.11028; -90.27333
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Holmes
Elevation 112 ft (34 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39169
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID [1]

Mileston is an unincorporated community located in Holmes County, Mississippi. Mileston is located on U.S. Highway 49E and Highway 12,[2] approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Tchula, approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Thornton and approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Marcella.

It is about 17 miles (27 km) north of Yazoo City.[2]


Residents are in the Holmes County School District, and are assigned to Holmes County Central High School.

The school district previously operated a school in Mileston:[2] previously Mileston Elementary School (K-6),[3] later Mileston Middle School,[4] which housed up to 130 students.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mileston, Mississippi
  2. ^ a b c d "Mission." Mileston Elementary School. May 4, 2006. Retrieved on July 9, 2017.
  3. ^ Home. Mileston Elementary School. March 22, 2006. Retrieved on July 9, 2017. "147 Headstart Rd. Tchula, MS 39169"
  4. ^ "Schools." Holmes County School District. July 28, 2014. Retrieved on July 9, 2017. "Mileston Middle School 147 Headstart Road Tchula, MS 39169 "
Photos taken in 1939 by Marion Post Wolcott
Marcella Plantation in Mileston
Railway depot