Onward, Mississippi

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Onward, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
The Onward Store in Onward
The Onward Store in Onward
Onward, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Onward, Mississippi
Onward, Mississippi
Onward, Mississippi is located in the US
Onward, Mississippi
Onward, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°43′31″N 90°56′31″W / 32.72528°N 90.94194°W / 32.72528; -90.94194Coordinates: 32°43′31″N 90°56′31″W / 32.72528°N 90.94194°W / 32.72528; -90.94194
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Sharkey
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39159
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 675291[1]

Onward is an unincorporated community located in Sharkey County, Mississippi, at the junction of Mississippi Highway 1 and U.S. Route 61. Onward is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Cary and approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of Valley Park.

A map from 1873 shows Onward located approximamtely 0.4 mi (0.64 km) west of its current location, at the confluence of Black Bayou and Deer Creek, with the towns of "Reality" and "Good Intent" located to the south.[2]

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