Thrasher, Mississippi

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Thrasher, Mississippi
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Thrasher, Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°43′10″N88°32′02″W / 34.71944°N 88.53389°W / 34.71944; -88.53389 Coordinates: 34°43′10″N88°32′02″W / 34.71944°N 88.53389°W / 34.71944; -88.53389
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Prentiss
Elevation
482 ft (147 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID678733 [1]

Thrasher is an unincorporated community in Prentiss County, Mississippi, United States. [1]

It was named for John H. Thrashe, a settler appointed as the first postmaster. The hamlet was a flag stop on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, built in the 1850s. [2]

Notes

  1. 1 2 "Thrasher, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  2. Howe, Tony. "Thrashers, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved 7 March 2014.



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