Perthshire, Mississippi
Perthshire, Mississippi
Perthshire, Mississippi
Perthshire, Mississippi
Perthshire, Mississippi
Coordinates: 33°58′38″N 90°54′44″W / 33.97722°N 90.91222°W / 33.97722; -90.91222Coordinates: 33°58′38″N 90°54′44″W / 33.97722°N 90.91222°W / 33.97722; -90.91222
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyBolivar
Elevation
135 ft (41 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38746
Area code(s)662
GNIS feature ID675639[1]

Perthshire is an unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States along Mississippi Highway 1. Perthshire is approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Deeson and approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Gunnison. Perthshire is located on the Riverside Division of the former Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad.[2] Perthshire was once home to six general stores.[3]

A post office operated under the name Perthshire from 1889 to 1963.[4]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Perthshire, Mississippi
  2. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 410.
  3. ^ Howe, Tony. "Perthshire, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Bolivar County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 May 2020.