Progress, Mississippi

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Progress is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Mississippi.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Progress was established in 1937, and remained in operation until 1955.[2] The community advocated progressive education at the local schoolhouse, hence the name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Progress, Mississippi
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 106.

Coordinates: 31°02′47″N 90°19′36″W / 31.04639°N 90.32667°W / 31.04639; -90.32667