Philipp, Mississippi

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Philipp, Mississippi
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Philipp, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Philipp, Mississippi
Philipp, Mississippi
Philipp, Mississippi is located in the United States
Philipp, Mississippi
Philipp, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°45′27″N 90°12′15″W / 33.75750°N 90.20417°W / 33.75750; -90.20417Coordinates: 33°45′27″N 90°12′15″W / 33.75750°N 90.20417°W / 33.75750; -90.20417
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountiesTallahatchie
Elevation
157 ft (48 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38950
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID675681[1]

Philipp is an unincorporated community in southern Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, United States, along Mississippi Highway 8. Philipp is 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Minter City and 14 miles (23 km) west of Holcomb. Although Philipp is an unincorporated community, it has a post office with a ZIP code of 38950.[2]

History[edit]

The community was founded by Emanuel L. Philipp who was Governor of Wisconsin when he was the manager of a lumber company from 1894 to 1902 in Mississippi.[3][4]

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