Place:Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States

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NameRipley
TypeCity
Coordinates34.733°N 88.947°W
Located inTippah, Mississippi, United States
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Ripley is a city in Tippah County, Mississippi. The population was 5,478 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Tippah County.

Colonel William Clark Falkner, great-grandfather of authors William Faulkner and John Faulkner, was a prominent resident of Ripley in the mid to late-19th century. W.C. Falkner's exploits in and around Ripley served as the model for Faulkner's character of Colonel John Sartoris.

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