Stoneville, Mississippi

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Stoneville, Mississippi
Stoneville Post Office
Stoneville Post Office
Stoneville is located in Mississippi
Stoneville
Stoneville
Stoneville is located in the United States
Stoneville
Stoneville
Coordinates: 33°25′26″N 90°54′54″W / 33.42389°N 90.91500°W / 33.42389; -90.91500Coordinates: 33°25′26″N 90°54′54″W / 33.42389°N 90.91500°W / 33.42389; -90.91500
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyWashington
Elevation
125 ft (38 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38776
GNIS feature ID678311[1]

Stoneville is an unincorporated community located in northeastern Washington County, Mississippi. Deer Creek flows through Stoneville.

A post office was established in 1876, and remains open. Stoneville was incorporated in 1882, though it is no longer incorporated.[2]

Stoneville was a stop on the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad, established in the 1880s, and a stop on the Columbus and Greenville Railway, established in the 1920s.[2]

The Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center is located in Stoneville.[3] George B. Vogt was a notable entomologist there.[4]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stoneville, Mississippi
  2. ^ a b Howe, Tony. "Stoneville, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center Stoneville, Mississippi". U.S. Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 1 March 2014.
  4. ^ "SIA RU007403, Vogt, G. B (George Britton) 1920-, George B. Vogt Papers, circa 1933-1991". Smithsonian Institution. July 11, 2011.
  5. ^ Eagle, Bob L.; LeBlanc, Eric S. (2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 197.
The Delta Research and Extension Center, now the Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Center