Westville, Simpson County, Mississippi facts for kids
|Elevation||420 ft (128 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||671358|
It is located approximately 1.8 mi (2.9 km) southeast of Pinola.
The settlement was named for Colonel Cato West.
Westville was the county seat from 1824 to 1900, when the seat was moved to Mendenhall. In 1905, the seat was briefly returned to Westville, but returned to Mendenhall the next year. Westville was incorporated in 1836.
The courthouse was originally built in 1827, but was destroyed by fire a few years later. It was rebuilt in brick, and burned down again, then rebuilt again out of brick.
Westville's zip code was 39114.
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