Swiftown, Mississippi

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Swiftown, Mississippi
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Swiftown, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Swiftown, Mississippi
Swiftown, Mississippi
Swiftown, Mississippi is located in the United States
Swiftown, Mississippi
Swiftown, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°18′20″N 90°25′30″W / 33.30556°N 90.42500°W / 33.30556; -90.42500Coordinates: 33°18′20″N 90°25′30″W / 33.30556°N 90.42500°W / 33.30556; -90.42500
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyLeflore
Elevation
118 ft (38 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38959
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID678502[1]

Swiftown is an unincorporated community located in Leflore County, Mississippi, United States. Swiftown is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Morgan City, 10 miles (16 km) north of Belzoni and 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Moorhead along Mississippi Highway 7.[2] It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi micropolitan area. Swiftown's ZIP code is 38959.[3]

William Cousins (1927-2018), Illinois Appellate Court judge and Chicago City Council member, was born in Swiftown.[4]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Swiftown, Mississippi
  2. ^ Mississippi Department of Transportation-Leflore County
  3. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  4. ^ 'Judge William Cousins dies; was prosecutor, independent alderman,' Chicago Sun-Times, January 22, 2018