Sibley, Mississippi

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Sibley, Mississippi
Hamlet of Sibley
Sibley, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Sibley, Mississippi
Sibley, Mississippi
Sibley, Mississippi is located in the United States
Sibley, Mississippi
Sibley, Mississippi
Coordinates: 31°22′46″N 91°23′55″W / 31.37944°N 91.39861°W / 31.37944; -91.39861Coordinates: 31°22′46″N 91°23′55″W / 31.37944°N 91.39861°W / 31.37944; -91.39861
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyAdams
Elevation
161 ft (49 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39165
Area code(s)601 & 769
GNIS feature ID677766[1]

Sibley is an unincorporated community in Adams County, Mississippi, United States.[1] There is a post office located on U.S. Route 61 in Sibley, ZIP code 39165.[2]

Places[edit]

The St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located west of Sibley, and the Mazique Archeological Site is located 2.5 mi (4.0 km) north. East of the hamlet are the "Sibley Oil Fields", and to the south is the 80 acres (32 ha) "Plantation Oaks Landfill", opened in 1991.[3][4]

Notable people[edit]

Sibley is the birthplace of brothers Theodis, YZ, and Melwyn Ealey, whose musical achievements are acknowledged on a Mississippi Blues Trail marker in Natchez.[5]

In popular culture[edit]

Sibley is mentioned in Peter Orner's award-winning novel Esther Stories.[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sibley, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  3. ^ "Sibley Oil Field". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "Mississippi Environmental Quality Permit Board Summary". Brunini Law Firm. October 9, 2012. Archived from the original on January 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Ealey Brothers - Natchez". Mississippi Blues Commission. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  6. ^ Orner, Peter (2013). Esther Stories. Hachette Digital. ISBN 9780316224697.