Rara Avis, Mississippi facts for kids
|Elevation||515 ft (157 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||706266|
Rara Avis was settled in 1850, and the town name translated to Latin means "rare bird".
The population was 100 in 1900. A post office was established in 1902.
Author and Baptist missionary James Garvin Chastain Sr., was born in Rara Avis in 1853.
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