Eggville,_Mississippi Latitude and Longitude:

34°19′51″N 88°34′06″W / 34.33083°N 88.56833°W / 34.33083; -88.56833
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Eggville, Mississippi
Eggville is located in Mississippi
Eggville is located in the United States
Coordinates: 34°19′51″N 88°34′06″W / 34.33083°N 88.56833°W / 34.33083; -88.56833
CountryUnited States
State Mississippi
County Lee
463 ft (141 m)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code 662
GNIS feature ID669695 [1]

Eggville is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Mississippi.


Eggville was named for the large amount of eggs produced in the area. [2] A post office operated under the name Eggville from 1889 to 1904. [3]

Eggville was once home to the Northeast Mississippi Sacred Harp Singing Convention. [4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eggville, Mississippi
  2. ^ Elkins, Ashley (May 15, 1996). "Many were named after founding fathers and families, some after families". Daily Journal. Retrieved January 20, 2023.
  3. ^ "Lee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved January 20, 2023.
  4. ^ The WPA Guide to Mississippi: The Magnolia State. Washington, D.C.: Works Project Administration. 1938. p. 360.