The Geeville area, on Highway 30 west of Franktown, was settled by
1850 by the McGee family. The village thrived in the early days with a
school, churches, and stores.
Lebanon Mountain, the second highest elevation in Mississippi, is just
northwest of Geeville.
**The above article posted with permission of The Banner-Independent,
Booneville, Ms. It appeared in their History Section March 30, 2000.