Category:Mound Bayou, Mississippi

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English: Mound Bayou is a city in Bolivar County, Mississippi. The population was 2,102 at the 2000 census. It is notable for having been founded as an independent black community in 1887 by former slaves led by Isaiah Montgomery. By percentage, its 98.4 percent African-American majority population is one of the largest of any community in the United States.
Mound Bayou 
city in Mississippi, United States
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Instance of city of the United States
LocationBolivar County, Mississippi
Inception
  • 1887
Population
  • 2,102
Area
  • 2.271588 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 44 ±1 metre
official website
Authority control
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33° 52′ 50.16″ N, 90° 43′ 41.16″ W

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