Reform, Mississippi

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Reform, Mississippi
Reform is located in Mississippi
Reform is located in the United States
Coordinates: 33°25′50″N 89°09′17″W / 33.43056°N 89.15472°W / 33.43056; -89.15472Coordinates: 33°25′50″N 89°09′17″W / 33.43056°N 89.15472°W / 33.43056; -89.15472
CountryUnited States
427 ft (130 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID676586[1]

Reform is an unincorporated community located in Choctaw County, Mississippi, United States, along Mississippi Highway 15 and is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Mathiston.


Reform was first established in 1887 and is located on the former Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad. At one point, Reform was home to three general stores.[2] It was also once serviced by a cotton gin and saw mill.[3]

A post office first began operation under the name Reform in 1888.[4]

Lignite was once mined for local use near Reform.[5]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Reform, Mississippi
  2. ^ Howe, Tony. "Reform, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  3. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form (PDF). 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 534.
  4. ^ "Choctaw County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  5. ^ Ephraim Noble Lowe (1921). Bulletin No. 18, Mississippi State Geological Survey. State of Mississippi. p. 9.