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Morgantown, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

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Country  United States
County  Oktibbeha
ZIP code  39769
Elevation  94 m
State  Mississippi
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Area code(s)  662
Morgantown, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
Weather  23°C, Wind NW at 13 km/h, 31% Humidity

Morgantown, Mississippi is a small unincorporated community in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, located between the Noxubee River and Sand Creek at latitude 33.306 and longitude -88.997.

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History

Although the area had been previously settled in 1818 by the Lenoir family of South Carolina, Morgantown was founded near the end of the American Civil War by George Decatur Morgan. In 1864, Macedonia school was founded in Morgantown. The name of the town officially became Morgantown on February 27, 1915 after previously being known as The Village of Claude.

Demographics

Morgantown has a population of 1,412 as of 2010. Morgantown lost almost 20% of its population between 2006 and 2010. The population is 37% white and 59% black. The median age is 39.4 years. Over 42% have attended college.

References

Morgantown, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi Wikipedia


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