Columbus

Columbus (HM5CB)

Location: Columbus, MS 39701 Lowndes County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 29.66', W 88° 25.953'

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Originally, 1817-21, known as Possum Town. Became one of richest cities in old Black Prairie cotton belt. Home of state's first free school and M.S.C.W.
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HM NumberHM5CB
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Year Placed1949
Placed ByMississippi Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:27am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 366922 N 3707009
Decimal Degrees33.49433333, -88.43255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.66', W 88° 25.953'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 39.60" N, 88° 25' 57.18" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 424-544 MS-182, Columbus MS 39701, US
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