Mayersville, Mississippi

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Map of Mayersville, Mississippi

Mayersville is a town in Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 547.[1]

Unita Blackwell was the first African American mayor of Mississippi. She served as Mayersville's mayor from 1976 to 2001.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  2. Ganucheau, Adam (May 13, 2019). "Unita Blackwell, civil rights pillar and first black woman mayor in Mississippi, dies at 86". Mississippi Today. Retrieved May 14, 2019.