Tinsley Oil Field

Tinsley Oil Field (HM29Z9)

Location: Bentonia, MS 39040 Yazoo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 42.39', W 90° 22.397'

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Discovered 5 miles west of here on Sept. 5, 1939, Tinsley was the first oil field east of the Mississippi River in the Gulf Coast region. During the first 50 years, 220,000,000 barrels of oil were produced.
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HM NumberHM29Z9
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 746222 N 3621801
Decimal Degrees32.70650000, -90.37328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.39', W 90° 22.397'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 23.4" N, 90° 22' 23.82" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6720 US 49, Bentonia MS 39040, US
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