Waxhaw, Mississippi

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Waxhaw, Mississippi
Waxhaw, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Waxhaw, Mississippi
Waxhaw, Mississippi
Waxhaw, Mississippi is located in the United States
Waxhaw, Mississippi
Waxhaw, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°55′03″N 90°58′09″W / 33.91750°N 90.96917°W / 33.91750; -90.96917Coordinates: 33°55′03″N 90°58′09″W / 33.91750°N 90.96917°W / 33.91750; -90.96917
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyBolivar
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38769
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID692312[1]

Waxhaw is an unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. Waxhaw is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Gunnison and approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) north of Rosedale. It was also known as Waxhaw Plantation.

The community was named after the Waxhaw people.[2]

Notable person[edit]

Otis Clay, R&B/soul singer

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waxhaw, Mississippi
  2. ^ Swanton, John Reed (1952). The Indian Tribes of North America. US Government Printing Office. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-8063-1730-4.