Neely Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Neely


Neely is an unincorporated community in Greene County, Mississippi, United States. Its ZIP code is 39461.

Originally known as Washington, the town was renamed for C.J. Neely, the first postmaster. Neely was a stop on the Gulf, Mobile & Northern Railroad, which later became the Illinois Central Railroad.

Ed Freeman, a U.S. Army helicopter pilot awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War, was born in Neely.

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