Way, Mississippi

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Way, Mississippi
Way, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Way, Mississippi
Way, Mississippi
Way, Mississippi is located in the United States
Way, Mississippi
Way, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°44′38″N 90°01′59″W / 32.74389°N 90.03306°W / 32.74389; -90.03306Coordinates: 32°44′38″N 90°01′59″W / 32.74389°N 90.03306°W / 32.74389; -90.03306
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyMadison
Elevation
210 ft (60 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39046
Area code(s)601
GNIS feature ID679398[1]

Way is an unincorporated community located in Madison County, Mississippi. Way is approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of Canton on Way Road.

Way is located within the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The Allison’s Wells Hotel—described as a stately structure with a large ballroom—was located in Way. In 1948, the Mississippi Art Colony was organized at the hotel. The hotel was destroyed by fire in 1963.[2][3]

Camp Bratton-Green and the Gray Center, both part of the Episcopal diocese, are located in Way, Mississippi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Way, Mississippi
  2. ^ Loeb, Jean (1998). "History". Mississippi Art Colony.
  3. ^ Perron, Michelle (November 16, 1986). "Gathering of Southern Artists Offers a Chance to Work and Learn". Spartanburg Harald-Journal.