Stewart, Mississippi

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Stewart, Mississippi
Stewart, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Stewart, Mississippi
Stewart, Mississippi
Stewart, Mississippi is located in the United States
Stewart, Mississippi
Stewart, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°27′02″N 89°26′10″W / 33.45056°N 89.43611°W / 33.45056; -89.43611Coordinates: 33°27′02″N 89°26′10″W / 33.45056°N 89.43611°W / 33.45056; -89.43611
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyMontgomery
Elevation
351 ft (107 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39767
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID678280[1]

Stewart is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States.[1]

U.S. Route 82 passes through Stewart, and the Big Black River flows south of the settlement.

The Stewart Volunteer Fire Department is located in Stewart.[2]

History[edit]

The Georgia Pacific Railway completed a line through Stewart in late 1880s.[3]

By 1906, Stewert had a post office and a population of 200.[4]

A bed of iron ore located 3 mi (4.8 km) north of Stewart was mined during the 1950s, and shipped by railway to Birmingham, Alabama for processing.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stewart, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Fire Services". Montgomery County Board of Supervisors. Retrieved October 26, 2018.
  3. ^ Poor's Manual of Railroads. H.V. & H.W. Poor. 1893. p. 562.
  4. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 733.
  5. ^ Kern, Marshall K. (1963). An Investigation of Mississippi Iron Ores (PDF). Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey. pp. 28, 32.