Nesbit, Mississippi

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Nesbit, Mississippi
Nesbit is located in Mississippi
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Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 90°00′31″W / 34.88167°N 90.00861°W / 34.88167; -90.00861Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 90°00′31″W / 34.88167°N 90.00861°W / 34.88167; -90.00861
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyDeSoto
Elevation
279 ft (85 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38651
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID690351[1]

Nesbit is an unincorporated community in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States. Nesbit is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Horn Lake, approximately 9 miles (14 km) south of Southaven and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Hernando near U.S. Route 51 and Interstate 55. Nesbit is located on the former Illinois Central Railroad.[2]

Nesbit was formerly home to an academy, two churches, and a sawmill.[3]

A post office operated under the name Nesbits Station from 1869 to 1881 and began operating under the name Nesbit in 1881.[4]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nesbit, Mississippi
  2. ^ Howe, Tony. "Nesbit, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  3. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form (PDF). 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 329.
  4. ^ "DeSoto County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 September 2020.

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