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Population in 2012: 1,041 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.1%
 

Males: 544  (52.3%)
Females: 497  (47.7%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39474.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,107 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Prentiss:

$25,107
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,281

Prentiss town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,896 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Prentiss:

$75,896
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $79,446; Detached houses: $79,446

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 649 (60.0%)
  • Black alone - 402 (37.2%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

Races in Prentiss detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Prentiss: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.7%), United States (7.0%), German (6.2%), English (4.6%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 336 feet

Land area: 1.87 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Prentiss:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prentiss town:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Prentiss, Mississippi as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Prentiss to the number of sex offenders is 87 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $636 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $481 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (53.8 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (109.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (351.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Silver Creek, MS (2.8 miles ), Bassfield, MS (3.2 miles ), New Hebron, MS (3.4 miles ), Monticello, MS (3.8 miles ), Mount Olive, MS (4.1 miles ), Collins, MS (4.3 miles ), Morgantown, MS (4.5 miles ), Magee, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 89.87 W

Area code: 601

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.3%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -303 (-20.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Prentiss-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Prentiss town center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Prentiss-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from Prentiss center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Clyde Otis - Music industry executive, Vincent Davis - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Prentiss:

  • JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL CAH (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1102 ROSE STREET)
  • JEFFERSON DAVIS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL ECF (Nursing Home, 1320 WINFIELD STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Prentiss:

  • LAWRENCE COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; MONTICELLO, MS)
  • LAWRENCE CO NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONTICELLO, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Prentiss, MS

Airports located in Prentiss:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prentiss:

  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 37 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; Full-time enrollment: 12,146)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 39 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 40 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • William Carey University (about 40 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 2,298)
  • Jackson State University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Belhaven University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)

Public high school in Prentiss:

Private high school in Prentiss:

  • PRENTISS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1643 AMANDA ST; Grades: PK - 12)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • DON'T FORGET THAT THE PIONEER RADIO STATION IN PRENTISS, MISSISSIPPI WAS THE NOW DEFUNCT A.M. STATION CALLED W K P O 1510 ON YOUR DIAL ,THAT WAS OUT ON OLD RADIO ROAD AND WHERE I DEEJAYED FOR A YEAR IN THE LATE 1960S. HANK GUPTON, AGE 60. added by HANK GUPTON

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Notable locations in Prentiss: Prentiss City Hall (A), Jefferson Davis County Library (B), Jefferson Davis County Courthouse (C), Prentiss Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Prentiss: Prentiss Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Prentiss Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Prentiss: Lions Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Jeffersonian Motor Inn (1295 North Frontage Road), Claridge Inn (1132 Columbia Avenue), Baylis Mansion Bed & Breakfast (2505 Columbia Avenue).

Court: Youth Court Office (1137 Prentiss Street).

 
Jefferson Davis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Prentiss that have no violations reported:

  • DOUBLE PONDS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.4%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.8%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Prentiss, MS

People in group quarters in Prentiss in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Prentiss in 2000:

  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Prentiss compared to Mississippi state average:

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  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Prentiss (2011 data):

  • Hancock Bank: Prentiss Branch at 965 South Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Prentiss Branch at 2102 Columbia Avenue, branch established on 1902/02/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Prentiss travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Prentiss town (based on Jefferson Davis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.09%
Here47.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents64.7%9.6%8.4%6.5%10.8%
Congregations43.8%21.9%9.4%6.3%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis County:

35.9%
State:

33.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$8,858$21,2590$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$3,238
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$800
Firefighters 1$1,845$22,1400$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,666$15,9960$0
Water Supply 4$4,249$12,7470$0
Totals for Government 12$17,618$17,6187$4,038

Prentiss government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $262,000 ($251.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $369,000 ($354.47)
    Water Utilities: $332,000 ($318.92)
    Financial Administration: $236,000 ($226.71)
    Fire Protection: $147,000 ($141.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($122.00)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($112.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($19.21)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($6.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($68.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $663,000 ($636.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($17.29)

Prentiss government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($24.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $217,000 ($208.45)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($34.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $151,000 ($145.05)
    General Support: $6,000 ($5.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $148,000 ($142.17)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($47.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $247,000 ($237.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $483,000 ($463.98)
  • Tax - Property: $240,000 ($230.55)
    Public Utilities: $59,000 ($56.68)
    NEC: $18,000 ($17.29)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Prentiss government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $513,000 ($492.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,182,000 ($1135.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $630,000 ($605.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,772,000 ($1702.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $466,000 ($447.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $47,000 ($45.15)
    Other, NEC: $40,000 ($38.42)

Prentiss government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,471,000 ($1413.06)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($46.11)

6.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($20,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lawrence County, MS  0.60% ($21,125 average AGI)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.57% ($25,304)
from Marion County, MS  0.52% ($23,333)


5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,615 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forrest County, MS  0.88% ($18,514 average AGI)
to Lamar County, MS  0.63% ($23,520)
to Lawrence County, MS  0.60% ($21,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Prentiss:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLC (1270 AM; 1 kW; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: D AND D BROADCASTING)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prentiss:

  • WCJU-FM (104.9 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUNBELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDR (98.3 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUN BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNZ (107.1 FM; COLLINS, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPRG (89.5 FM; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFFF-FM (96.7 FM; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: HADDOX ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFMM (97.3 FM; SUMRALL, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Prentiss:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W45AA (Channel 45; COLUMBIA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
Prentiss, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Prentiss fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 282
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 6,750

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prentiss)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Prentiss, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • SILVER CREEK, MS, Smepa George B. Taylor Gen Complex. Silver Creek Gt Switchyard. 217 Moses Ln (Lat: 31.601333 Lon: -89.947556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQHR339
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2007, Expiration Date: 10/12/2017, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:
  • Jeff Davis BOE, Lat: 31.599139 Lon: -89.865833, Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQKT507
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: Matthew W Veasey Jr
    Registrant: Contact Network, 600 Lakeshore Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 278-8100, Email:
  • WST PRENTISS, West Prentiss, At Us-84, West Side Of (Lat: 31.587000 Lon: -89.876583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WQLP443
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Victor H Meena
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:
  • Just Off Hwy 13,S Of Prentiss (Lat: 31.583222 Lon: -89.880333), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WLE893, Licensee ID: L00388671
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1985, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Sun Belt Broadcasting Corporation, P.O. Box 351, Columbia, MS 39429

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Airport (Lat: 31.596000 Lon: -89.905083), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3259
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.25251 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2006
    Registrant: Prentiss Jefferson Davis County Airport Commission, Prentiss, MS 39474

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prentiss)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2263L , Serial Number: TH-793, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Overland Air LLC, Po Box 729, Prentiss, MS 39474
  • Aircraft: WILLIAMS FRED EVANS VP-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8FW , Serial Number: 4132
    Registrant (Individual): Rodrick L Blackledge, Po Box 434, Prentiss, MS 39474


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Prentiss


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prentiss, MS

Most common first names in Prentiss, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7768.9 years
Willie6272.1 years
John5373.9 years
Robert4969.0 years
Mary4874.5 years
Annie4477.7 years
William3773.4 years
Henry2377.4 years
Thomas2369.1 years
Charles2265.7 years
Most common last names in Prentiss, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polk8676.5 years
Williams6165.3 years
Hall5773.6 years
Smith5574.5 years
Barnes5474.0 years
Griffith4476.8 years
Magee4174.4 years
Holloway4172.9 years
Johnson3871.4 years
Oatis3772.6 years
Businesses in Prentiss, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
RadioShack1
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  • John William Logan (1)
  • Bill Henry Johnson (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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