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Scott, Mississippi
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Coordinates: 33°35′30″N 91°04′27″W / 33.59167°N 91.07417°W / 33.59167; -91.07417Coordinates: 33°35′30″N 91°04′27″W / 33.59167°N 91.07417°W / 33.59167; -91.07417
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Bolivar
Elevation
135 ft (41 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38772
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 677468

Scott is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States on Mississippi Highway 1. Scott is approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Lamont and approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Benoit.

Scott was formerly home to three general stores.

A post office first began operation under the name Scott in 1907.

In 1927, Delta & Pine Land Company established its headquarters in Scott.

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Education

It is a part of the West Bolivar Consolidated School District. It was formerly in the Benoit School District. The Benoit district merged into the West Bolivar district in 2014. The only K-12 school of the Benoit district, Ray Brooks School, operated until 2020. From 1986 until 2000 Benoit School District sent high school students to West Bolivar High School of the West Bolivar district.

Notable people

  • Big Bill Broonzy, blues musician
  • Geraldine Hines, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court from 2014 to 2017

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