Taska, Mississippi

Taska is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, in the U.S. state of Mississippi.[1]

HistoryEdit

The community was named after Taska Davis, the sister of an early settler.[2] A post office called Taska was established in 1899, and remained in operation until 1925.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Taska, Mississippi
  2. ^ Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American Place Names in Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. p. 107. ISBN 978-1-60473-483-6.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

Coordinates: 34°55′08″N 89°33′55″W / 34.91889°N 89.56528°W / 34.91889; -89.56528