Thomastown, Mississippi

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Thomastown, Mississippi
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Thomastown
Coordinates: 32°51′50″N89°40′10″W / 32.86389°N 89.66944°W / 32.86389; -89.66944
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Leake
Elevation
410 ft (120 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
39171
Area code(s) 601 & 769
GNIS feature ID678685 [1]

Thomastown is an unincorporated community in Leake County, Mississippi, United States. The junction of Mississippi Highway 43 and Mississippi Highway 429 was placed at Thomastown, some 11.9 miles (19.2 km) northwest of Carthage. [2]

History

Thomastown was incorporated in 1854 and disincorporated at an unknown date. [3]

The community is located on the Yockanookany River and in 1900 had a population of 54. [4]

Thomastown has a post office with ZIP code 39171, which opened on May 17, 1933. [5] [6]

Thomastown was once home to a masonic lodge, Thomastown Lodge No. 124. [7]

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References

  1. "Thomastown". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  2. Leake County, Mississippi General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Mississippi Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved April 8, 2012.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. Laws of the State of Mississippi. Jackson, Mississippi: Mississippi Legislature. 1854. p. 285.
  4. Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form (PDF). Vol. 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 778.
  5. United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code" . Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  6. "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on April 28, 2019. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
  7. Mitchell, J. W. S. (1851). Masonic Signet and Literary Mirror. p. 319.