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Mississippi United States #49W Highway Guide

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0.6
1.0
Junction of Haley Barbour Pkwy, MS
Haley Barbour Pkwy joins Mississippi state highway 3 at this point and both continue heading south. US highway 49W heads north. -e South access to Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi
0.9
1.4
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 3
South to Mississippi state highways 16 and 149. The city of Yazoo, MS. Named after the Yazoo River. In 2010, the city was struck by two tornadoes - one on April 24th and the other on November 29th. The Afro-American Sons and Daughters Hospital is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Because of increasingly mounting burdensome regulation, migration of younger dues-paying blacks to the North, competitive government pressure, and third-party health care alternatives, the hospital ceased operating in 1966 as a fraternal entity. The Yazoo City Amtrack station.
1.7
2.7
Junction of Coker Rd, MS
East to Mississippi state highway 49E.
3.2
5.2
Junction of Yazoo Levee Rd, MS
South to Mississippi state highway 49E.
7.6
12.3
Junction of 5 Mile Rd, MS
North to the community of Carter, MS. Limited services. South to Wilson Lake.
10.3
16.5
Junction of Carter Rd, MS
Access road to Big Kilby Lake, MS. Fishing.
15.0
24.2
Bridge Crossing
Atchafalaya Bayou, MS
17.0
27.3
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 149
The town of Silver City, MS. Jack Reed, who once played for the New York Yankees was born in Silver City. US post office.
19.4
31.3
Humpreys County, MS
In 1976, Humphreys County produces more farm-raised catfish than any other U.S. county and thus earned the name Farm-Raised Catfish Capital of the World.' However, this title has also been claimed by Savannah, Tennessee, and Des Allemands, Louisiana.
20.5
33.0
Belzoni Municipal Airport, MS
Owned by the city of Belzoni, MS and serves Belzoni and Humphreys County.
22.8
36.7
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 12
South to the community of Marcella, MS. Limited services. Note: Mississippi state highway 12 joins US highway 49W at this point and heads north.
23.5
37.8
Junction of Mississippi State Highways 12 and 7
West to US highway 61. The city of Hollandale, MS. The city was almost totally destroyed by fire in February 1904. Hollandale Municipal Airport. East to the city of Belzoni, MS. In 1976, it was named Farm-Raised Catfish Capital of the World. However, two other cities (Savannah, Tennessee and Des Allemands, Louisiana) also claimed this title. Every April, Belzoni holds the World Catfish Festival. Catfish Museum. Phone: (662) 247-4838. Note: Mississippi state highway 12 leaves US highway 49W and heads west.
30.1
48.4
Junction of Old US Hwy 49W, MS
West to Jackson Site. It is an archaeological site having two prehistoric earthwork mounds. The mounds are the remnants of a complex regional trade center that originated and was inhabited from 2000-600 BCE. Although no excavation has been done on the mounds, scholars believe they were constructed and used during the Mississippian culture period (1100 CE-1500 CE) because of the distinctive pottery shards found in the area. Artifacts found in the area near the site are featured on display in the Jaketown Museum in Belzoni, MS. Mississippi state highway 7.
31.5
50.7
Junction of Tram Rd, MS
The town of Isola, MS. US post office.
34.1
54.8
Junction of W Caile Rda and E Caile Rd, MS
The community of Caile, MS - a small farming community. It is also know as "Lawrence Deadening" and was founded about 1888 but never grew to more than a small settlement. East to Charlewan Lake, MS.
36.0
58.0
Juncction of 4 Mile Rd, MS
West to Fourmile Lake. Fishing. Mississippi state highway 7. Sky Lake. Fishing.
36.8
59.3
Bridge Crossing
Mound Bayou, MS.
37.2
59.8
Junction of Old Highway 49 W, MS
North to the town of Inverness, MS. On February 21, 1971, an F5 tornado struck portions of Louisiana and Mississippi; 21 of the victims were from Inverness. Central Delta Academy, a private school in Inverness. It closed in May 2010 and was scheduled to be auctioned off in June of 2010. US post office.
39.7
63.9
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 3
North to the city of Moorhead, MS. The city includes the legendary blues crossroads "where the Southern cross the Dog". It claims as a native son musician Johnny Russell. Mississippi Delta Community College. Its mascot is the Trojan Warrior.
45.9
73.8
Junction of Bayou Dr/Main St, MS
East to US highway 82. West to the city of Indianola, MS. It was originally named Indian Bayou, for the stream on which it was built. Then it was changed from Indian Bayou to Eureka, then to Belengate, and finally Indianola. BB King Museum and Delta. The Museum is a 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility. It tells about the Mississippi Delta region and the origins and influence of blues music. through the life story of world renowned blues artist, and native son, Riley (B.B.) King. Phone: 662-887-9539. The community of Heathman, MS.
46.2
74.4
Junction of US Highway 82
West to The Indianola Academy, a small private school in Indianola, MS. Mississippi state highway 448. Indianola Shopping Center. Legion Field. The community of Heathman, MS. Indianola Municipal Airport. East to Mississippi state highway 3. The town of Colony Town, MS, a ghost town in Leflore County.
48.2
77.6
Junction of Gwin-Lipnick Rd, MS
West to Mississippi state highway 448.
54.4
87.5
Junctionof Mississippi State Highway 3
South to the town of Inwood, MS. A ghost town located in Sunflower County, MS. The only thing remaining in this town today is a sign along Mississippi highway 3 depicting the founding date of 1887. US highway 82. North to the town of Sunflower, MS. Note: Mississippi state highway 3 joins US highway 49W at this point and heads north.
56.4
90.7
Junction of Doster Rd/Romine--Morgan Rd, MS
The community of Dwyer, MS. Limited services.
58.9
94.8
Junction of Blaine Rd, MS
The community of Blaine, MS. Limited services. West to the community of Sunflower County, MS. Noteable residents include: B.B. King; Archie Manning, father of Peyton Manning, Cooper Manning and Eli Manning; C. L. Franklin, father of Aretha Franklin. Sunflower county is the setting for the Kenny Rogers song Hoodooin' of Miss Fannie Deberry, included on his 1978 album The Gambler. The community of Steiner, MS. Limited services. Mississippi state highway 442.
62.7
100.9
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 442
West to Darr Lake, MS. The community of Linn, MS. Limited services. Note: Mississippi state highway 442 joins US highway 49W and Mississippi state highway 3 at this point.
62.9
101.2
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 442
The town of Doddsville, MS. It was the hometown of longtime United States Senator James Eastland (1943-79). East to the town of Schalter, MS. Note: Mississippi state highway 442 leaves US highway 49W and Mississippi state highway 3 at this point and heads east.
65.4
105.3
Cottondale, MS
The town of Cottondale, MS - a ghost town in Sunflower County.
68.4
110.0
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 8
Southt to the city of Ruleville, MS. Every September, Ruleville is home to the Annual Ruleville Fall Roast, a two-day community celebration that takes place in downtown Ruleville. It is also home to the John Wayne Museum. North to the North Sunflower Medical Center. West to the community of Dockery, MS. Home to the historical Dockery Plantation. US highways 61 and 278. East to US highway 49E.
71.2
114.6
Junction of Jaquith Ln, MS
East to Ruleville-Drew Airport.
74.1
119.3
Junction of E Park Ave, MS
The city of Drew, MS. US post office. Mississippi Delta Community College.
75.2
121.0
Junction of Hoard Lake, MS
East to Hoard Lake, MS. Fishing.
81.7
131.4
Junction of Mississipi State Highway 32
East to Blue Lake.
82.1
132.2
Bridge Crossing
Bear Bayou, MS.
83.4
134.2
Junction of W and E Minot St, MS
The community of Minot, MS. Limited services.
85.1
136.9
Junction of Patterson Rd, MS
The community of Rome, MS. US post office.
86.1
138.5
Bridge Crossing
Homecypress Bayou, MS
89.4
143.8
Junction of US Highway 49
US highway 49W becomes US highway 49 and Mississippi state highway 3 joins US highway 49 at this point and heads north. cc/2011