“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
West Point in Clay County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

West Point

West Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. West Point Marker
Inscription. County seat of Clay ( formerly Colfax ) County. Chartered November 20, 1858, one year after the arrival of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad.
Erected 1975 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 36.298′ N, 88° 38.862′ W. Marker is in West Point, Mississippi, in Clay County. Marker is on Commerce Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point MS 39773, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howlin' Wolf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waverley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Henry Armstrong (approx. 12.4 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. 13.9 miles away); Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. 14.1 miles away); W.H. "Corn Club" Smith (approx. 14.6 miles away).
Categories. Government
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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