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Stringtown, Mississippi

Stringtown, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Stringtown, Mississippi
Stringtown, Mississippi

Coordinates: 33°34′29″N 90°59′04″W / 33.57472°N 90.98444°W / 33.57472; -90.98444Coordinates: 33°34′29″N 90°59′04″W / 33.57472°N 90.98444°W / 33.57472; -90.98444

Country United States
State Mississippi
County Bolivar
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38725
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 678364[1]

Stringtown is an unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States. Stringtown is approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) south/southeast of Benoit and approximately 9 miles (14 km) east of Choctaw (Bolivar County).

In 1932, it was the birthplace of the Chicago blues guitarist and singer, L.V. Banks.[2]

Chicago blues tenor saxophonist Eddie Shaw was born here in 1937.


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