Nesbit, Mississippi

Nesbit, Mississippi
—  Unincorporated community  —
Nesbit, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Nesbit, Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 90°00′31″W / 34.88167°N 90.00861°W / 34.88167; -90.00861Coordinates: 34°52′54″N 90°00′31″W / 34.88167°N 90.00861°W / 34.88167; -90.00861
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Desoto
Elevation 279 ft (85 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38651
Area code(s) 662
GNIS feature ID 690351[1]

Nesbit is an unincorporated community in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States. Nesbit is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of Horn Lake, approximately 9 miles (14 km) south of Southaven and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Hernando near U.S. Highway 51 and Interstate 55.

Notable residents

  • Kenny Brown, blues guitarist (born 1953; grew up in Nesbit)
  • Mississippi Joe Callicott, blues singer and guitarist (1900-1969; was born and lived in Nesbit)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis, rock and roll singer and pianist (born 1935; has lived in Nesbit since 1972)
  • Nia A'Yara Stein, poet and editor (born 1971; grew up in Nesbit and has a family farm there since the 1800's)

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nesbit, Mississippi

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