Una, Mississippi

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Una, Mississippi
Una is located in Mississippi
Una
Una
Una is located in the United States
Una
Una
Coordinates: 33°47′49″N 88°48′25″W / 33.79694°N 88.80694°W / 33.79694; -88.80694Coordinates: 33°47′49″N 88°48′25″W / 33.79694°N 88.80694°W / 33.79694; -88.80694
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyClay
Elevation
282 ft (86 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID679024[1]

Una is an unincorporated community in Clay County, Mississippi.

The Una Post Office operated from 1890 to 1906.[2]

The Lawson Chapel is located in Una. Fire protection is offered by the Clay County Volunteer Fire Department Unit 400.[3]

Una was the site of a murder on March 21, 1991, which followed a confrontation between two women, Johnnie Mae Powell and Jennifer Hodges. Powell had recently won the "Miss Got the Body Contest", which aroused animosity between the two. Hostilities began first at "Rabbit's Place" (known also as the "Una Disco Club"), and ended at the "OK Corral", where Powell shot Hodges with a .25 caliber pistol. Powell received a life sentence.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Una, Mississippi
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Una, Mississippi
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Una, Mississippi
  4. ^ "Johnnie Mae POWELL v. STATE of Mississippi". Leagle, Inc. Oct 26, 1995.