Zero, Mississippi

Zero, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Zero, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Zero, Mississippi
Zero, Mississippi
Zero, Mississippi is located in the US
Zero, Mississippi
Zero, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°18′01″N 88°39′02″W / 32.30028°N 88.65056°W / 32.30028; -88.65056Coordinates: 32°18′01″N 88°39′02″W / 32.30028°N 88.65056°W / 32.30028; -88.65056
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyLauderdale
Elevation449 ft (137 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code38778
Area code(s)601
GNIS feature ID692337[1]

Zero is an unincorporated community located in central Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States, located approximately 5.5 miles (8.9 km) southeast of Meridian near U.S. Route 45 and is part of Meridian, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[]

Zero was first known as "Pleasant Hill", and settlers were noted there as early as 1841.[2]

In 1900, Zero had a population of 50. Zero's post office was discontinued in 1905.[3]

The Long Creek Volunteer Fire Department is located in Zero.[4] A recreation center is also located there.[5]

References[]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Zero
  2. ^ Putnam, Richelle (2011). Lauderdale County, Mississippi: A Brief History. History Press. p. 27.
  3. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 1024.
  4. ^ "Long Creek Volunteer Fire Department". Fire Fighting News. Retrieved December 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Long Creek Recreation Center