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Skene, Mississippi
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Coordinates: 33°42′13″N 90°49′13″W / 33.70361°N 90.82028°W / 33.70361; -90.82028Coordinates: 33°42′13″N 90°49′13″W / 33.70361°N 90.82028°W / 33.70361; -90.82028
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
38730
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 677862

Skene is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States on Mississippi Highway 446. Skene is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Boyle and approximately 7 miles (11 km) north of Shaw. Skene was a station on the Boyle and Sunflower branch of the former Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad.

A post office operated under the name Skene from 1902 to 1992.

Chet Morgan, a former Major League Baseball center fielder, was born in Skene.

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Skene Baptist Church located on Mississippi Highway 446

Education

It is in the West Bolivar Consolidated School District. It was formerly in the Shaw School District. The Shaw district consolidated into the West Bolivar district in 2014.

The K-12 school for the Shaw area is McEvans K-12 School (merger of McEvans Elementary School and Shaw High School).

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