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Coffeeville in Yalobusha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Coffeeville

 
 
Coffeeville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Coffeeville Marker
Inscription.  First served as Indian trading post. Established, 1834, as Yalobusha County seat. Received name from Gen. John Coffee, who directed Indian removal from this area.
 
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 33° 58.424′ N, 89° 40.626′ W. Marker is in Coffeeville, Mississippi, in Yalobusha County. Marker is on Oklahoma Street (County Road 436) 0.1 miles north of Wortham Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17151 Oklahoma St, Coffeeville MS 38922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Coffeeville (approx. one mile away); Okachickima (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grenada Airport Hangar (approx. 11.8 miles away); Casey Jones (approx. 12˝ miles away);
Coffeeville Marker on Oklahoma Street looking north. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. Coffeeville Marker on Oklahoma Street looking north.
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Cradle of North Mississippi Methodism (approx. 12.6 miles away); Confederate Fort (approx. 13.8 miles away); Magic Sam (approx. 14.1 miles away); Grenada Blues (approx. 14.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Early History of Coffeeville. (Submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The view south on Oklahoma Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. The view south on Oklahoma Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Jun. 23, 2021