Issaquena County Geographical Landmarks

During your family research you have probably come upon a reference to a landmark in Issaquena County. Old letters and ledgers may make a reference to a plantation or river landing and old deeds may make a reference to a creek or river. The listing below gives the location of various county landmarks and also lists the USGS Quadrangle Map where the landmark is found. 
Communities

Adams Landing
Latitude: 323413N
Longitude: 0904336W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eldorado

Addie
Latitude: 325914N
Longitude: 0910433W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Alexander (historical)
Latitude: 325203N
Longitude: 0910458W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Arcadia (historical)
Latitude: 323855N
Longitude: 0910732W
USGS 7.5' Map: Transylvania

Ashland
Latitude: 325315N
Longitude: 0910304W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Booth
Latitude: 325738N
Longitude: 0905554W
USGS 7.5' Map: Rolling Fork West

Chotard
Latitude: 323526N
Longitude: 0910120W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Elleslie
Latitude: 325223N
Longitude: 0910305W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Fitler
Latitude: 324331N
Longitude: 0910201W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Grace
Latitude: 325958N
Longitude: 0905723W
USGS 7.5' Map: Rolling Fork West

Hardee
Latitude: 323535N
Longitude: 0905118W
USGS 7.5' Map: Floweree

Homochitto (historical)
Latitude: 325203N
Longitude: 0910336W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Hopedale
Latitude: 325725N
Longitude: 0910045W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Ingomar (historical)
Latitude: 323737N
Longitude: 0910241W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Magna Vista
Latitude: 323929N
Longitude: 0910342W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Mayersville
Latitude: 325407N
Longitude: 0910304W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Millers Landing
Latitude: 325501N
Longitude: 0910339W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

New Fitler
Latitude: 324203N
Longitude: 0910113W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Parks Place (historical)
Latitude: 324717N
Longitude: 0910804W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lake Providence

Tallula
Latitude: 324646N
Longitude: 0910652W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Valewood
Latitude: 330017N
Longitude: 0910640W
USGS 7.5' Map: Glen Allan

Valley Park
Latitude: 323800N
Longitude: 0905200W
USGS 7.5' Map: Valley Park
 
 

Landmarks

Albemarle Landing
Latitude: 323615N
Longitude: 0910017W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Arcadia Landing
Latitude: 323855N
Longitude: 0910734W
USGS 7.5' Map: Transylvania

Baleshed Landing
Latitude: 325034N
Longitude: 0910619W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Bellevue Landing
Latitude: 323434N
Longitude: 0910217W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Ben Lomond Landing
Latitude: 324810N
Longitude: 0910818W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lake Providence

Browns Landing
Latitude: 325803N
Longitude: 0910450W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Burnleys Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324113N
Longitude: 0910339W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Cammacks Landing
Latitude: 324237N
Longitude: 0910258W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Caulfield Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324010N
Longitude: 0910550W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Chotard Landing
Latitude: 323530N
Longitude: 0910123W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Christina Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324130N
Longitude: 0910325W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Christmas Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 325220N
Longitude: 0910400W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Cottonwood Landing
Latitude: 323934N
Longitude: 0910707W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Cottonwood Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324000N
Longitude: 0910530W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Dalneys Landing
Latitude: 322540N
Longitude: 0905731W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Dogtail Landing
Latitude: 323548N
Longitude: 0910808W
USGS 7.5' Map: Sondheimer

Duncannon Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324946N
Longitude: 0910638W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Duncansby Landing
Latitude: 325751N
Longitude: 0910447W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Eagle Lake Ferry
Latitude: 322635N
Longitude: 0905458W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Ellislie Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324850N
Longitude: 0910738W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lake Providence

Greasy Bayou Landing
Latitude: 323441N
Longitude: 0904550W
USGS 7.5' Map: Floweree

Hay Landing
Latitude: 324122N
Longitude: 0910347W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Holly Ridge Landing
Latitude: 325114N
Longitude: 0910541W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Holly Ridge Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 325112N
Longitude: 0910408W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Lakeside Ferry (historical)
Latitude: 325728N
Longitude: 0910027W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Little Sunflower Landing
Latitude: 323732N
Longitude: 0904340W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lucre

McKees Landing
Latitude: 322620N
Longitude: 0905720W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Nelson Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 323956N
Longitude: 0910623W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Parks Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 324050N
Longitude: 0910400W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Pittman Island Landing
Latitude: 325625N
Longitude: 0911016W
USGS 7.5' Map: Millikin

Rosetta Landing
Latitude: 322707N
Longitude: 0905209W
USGS 7.5' Map: Redwood

Salem Landing
Latitude: 323525N
Longitude: 0910626W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Shell Mound Landing
Latitude: 323848N
Longitude: 0904309W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lucre

Shiloh Landing
Latitude: 324018N
Longitude: 0910526W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Shipland Plantation Landing
Latitude: 324653N
Longitude: 0910827W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lake Providence

Skipwith Landing
Latitude: 325655N
Longitude: 0910453W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Steele Bayou Landing
Latitude: 322655N
Longitude: 0905333W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Sweets Ferry (historical)
Latitude: 322655N
Longitude: 0905345W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Tennessee Landing
Latitude: 323524N
Longitude: 0910714W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend

Wilderness Plantation (historical)
Latitude: 325305N
Longitude: 0910315W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Willow Point Landing
Latitude: 323646N
Longitude: 0910300W
USGS 7.5' Map: Eagle Bend
 
 

Streams, Creeks and Rivers

Cane Bayou
Latitude: 323553N
Longitude: 0905917W
USGS 7.5' Map: Cane Bayou

Cypress Bayou
Latitude: 322908N
Longitude: 0905408W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Deer Creek
Latitude: 323243N
Longitude: 0904743W
USGS 7.5' Map: Floweree

East Prong Steele Bayou
Latitude: 324943N
Longitude: 0905842W
USGS 7.5' Map: Cary

Indian Bayou
Latitude: 325016N
Longitude: 0905752W
USGS 7.5' Map: Cary

Little Black Bayou
Latitude: 324207N
Longitude: 0905639W
USGS 7.5' Map: Onward

Little Sunflower River
Latitude: 323730N
Longitude: 0904310W
USGS 7.5' Map: Lucre

Mississippi River
Latitude: 290903N
Longitude: 0891512W
USGS 7.5' Map: Pilottown

Mound Bayou
Latitude: 325917N
Longitude: 0905826W
USGS 7.5' Map: Rolling Fork West

Newsom Bayou
Latitude: 324343N
Longitude: 0910043W
USGS 7.5' Map: Fitler

Otter Bayou
Latitude: 325747N
Longitude: 0905552W
USGS 7.5' Map: Rolling Fork West

Steele Bayou
Latitude: 322655N
Longitude: 0905328W
USGS 7.5' Map: Long Lake

Tillman Bayou
Latitude: 325604N
Longitude: 0905845W
USGS 7.5' Map: Rolling Fork West

Washington Bayou
Latitude: 325811N
Longitude: 0910028W
USGS 7.5' Map: Mayersville

Whiting Bayou
Latitude: 324806N
Longitude: 0910042W
USGS 7.5' Map: Whiting Bayou

Yazoo River
Latitude: 322007N
Longitude: 0905350W
USGS 7.5' Map: Vicksburg West
 
 

There are several ways to obtain a map of any of the above mentioned landmarks. You may wish to visit an online mapping site such as topozone.com. Here you can enter the name of the landmark and produce a map of the landmark area. You may also wish to obtain a printed map. A United States Geological Survey map can be purchased from many retail dealers. For further information, visit the USGS.

Notes

Latitude: first two numbers are degrees, second two numbers are minutes and third two numbers are seconds.
Longitude: first three numbers are degrees, second two numbers are minutes and third two numbers are seconds. For North America, put a negative sign (-) in front of the degrees with longitude.
Source: United States Geological Survey: GNIS Database


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