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Lorman, Mississippi

  •   State: 
    Claiborne County
      County all: 
    Jefferson | Claiborne
      County FIPS: 
    28063 | 28021
    31°49′14″N 91°03′00″W
    217 ft
  •   Latitude: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Lorman, Claiborne County, Mississippi, United States

  •   Population: 

Lorman is an unincorporated community located in Jefferson County, Mississippi, United States. Lorman is the nearest community to Alcorn State University, in Claiborne County, the alma mater of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair. Its ZIP code is 39096. A post office operated under the name Lee from 1884 to 1899 and first began operating as Lorman in 1899. The community is home to multiple historic plantations, including Blantonia Plantation, Canemount Plantation, China Grove, Prospect Hill Plantations, and Rosswood. The post office is located on the former Illinois Central Railroad. It has a post office with a ZIP code of 39094. L Norman is located 8 miles (13 km) north of Fayette, near Highway 61 on Mississippi Highway 552. It is the birthplace of Bill Foster, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and former head baseball coach of Alcorn University. The town is also home to several historic plantations. The ZIP code for Lorman has a zip code of39096, and the community has a population of 1,071. It was founded in 1899 as Lee, and was renamed Lorman by the post office in 1903. The name Lorman was adopted by the U.S. Post Office Service in 1904. It first opened as a Lorman post office on August 1, 1903. It had a ZIP Code of 19396. It also had a name of Lee until it was changed to Lorman.


Lorman is located on the former Illinois Central Railroad. A post office operated under the name Lee from 1884 to 1899 and first began operating as Lorman in 1899. Lorman is home to multiple historic plantations, including Blantonia Plantation, Canemount Plantations, China Grove, Prospect Hill Plantation and Rosswood. The town has a population of around 1,000 people. The post office was established in 1884 and has been in operation since 1899. It is located in the town of Lorman, Illinois, on the Illinois Central Railway. It was named after the Lorman River, which runs through the town. It also has a number of historic plantations in the area, including China Grove and Prospect Hill, which were established in the 1800s and 1900s respectively. The community is also home to the Lormans' first post office, which was opened in 1883 and operated until 1899. The Lorman Post Office is now located in Lorman, Illinois and has a current population of about 1,200. It has a post office that opened in 1899 and is still in operation today. The city is home of the Lermans' only plantation, Blantania Plantation. The plantation is located at the base of a hill known as the "Lorman Mountain" and was built in the early 1800s. The name of the plantation is derived from the name "Lorman" which means "lorman" or "mountain" in English.

Notable person

Bill Foster is a former head baseball coach of Alcorn State University. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Foster also played for the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets. He was inducted into the baseball hall of fame in 1986. He also played in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in 1987. He played for Alcorn in the mid-'70s and early '80s. He died in a car accident in 2008. He has a daughter and a son, both of whom play for the Alcorn Redbirds. He had a son and a daughter-in-law who are both currently playing in the major leagues. His son is a professional baseball player for the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox, and his daughter is a high school coach for the University of South Carolina-Chapel Hill Cougars. His daughter is also a baseball player, playing for the South Carolina Gamecocks in the NCAA Division I level of the National Football League. She also has a son who plays for the U.S. college level team, South Carolina State University-Championship Baseball. She is married to former MLB player Bill Foster, who is also in the baseball Hall of Famer Bill Foster. She died in 2010. She had a daughter who is currently playing for South Carolina, and a granddaughter who is in the high school division of the NCAA. She was born in 2008 and 2010, and had two children who are currently playing at the University of South Carolina.

  • Lorman's population in Claiborne County, Mississippi of 3,114 residents in 1930 has dropped 0,51-fold to 1,602 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

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