Mahon, Mississippi

Mahon is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, Mississippi, United States.[1]

Mahon, Mississippi
Mahon, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Mahon, Mississippi
Mahon, Mississippi
Location within the state of Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°48′53″N 89°30′55″W / 34.81472°N 89.51528°W / 34.81472; -89.51528Coordinates: 34°48′53″N 89°30′55″W / 34.81472°N 89.51528°W / 34.81472; -89.51528
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyMarshall
Elevation
499 ft (152 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID692035[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Mahon was established in 1890, and remained in operation until 1919.[2] The community was named for John Mahon.[3]

The population in 1900 was 41.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mahon". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Marshall County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 196.
  4. ^ Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 2. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 163.