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Kirkville, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Itawamba
Elevation 377 ft (115 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 672191

Kirkville is an unincorporated community in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States.

Kirkville is located 0.5 mi (0.80 km) south of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

History

Kirkville is named for Dr. J.D. Kirk.

The population in 1900 was 50.

The Kirkville post office was established prior to the Civil War, and was still in operation in 1905.

A stave mill was located in Kirkville in the early 1900s. Many of its workers had come from the Green River valley in Kentucky.

The Kirkville Baptist Church and Cemetery are located in the settlement. J.D. Kirk is interred in the cemetery.

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