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Murphreesboro, Mississippi
Ghost town
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Tallahatchie
Elevation 253 ft (77 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 708148

Murphreesboro (also New Hope) is a ghost town in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, United States.

Murphreesboro was located approximately 10 mi (16 km) southeast of Charleston. Ascalmore Creek flowed through the settlement.

Murphreesboro had a post office and a school. In 1900, the population was 56.

Blues guitarist Hayes McMullen was born in Murphreesboro in 1902.

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