The town of bye-HAIL-yuh
Let’s say it together y’all. bye. HAIL. yuh.
And yes…some from the area just like to ignore that pesky L.
Before having a Conversation about this play, let’s all confidently pronounce it. Either way. The L is optional.
Where are we?
Odds and Ends:
Population: 1277 (data from 2012)
Byhalia Residents: White: 644 (49.5%) Black: 582 (44.7%) Hispanic: 52 (4.0%) Other Races: 24 (1.8%)
Byhalia is located in Marshall County, Mississippi along with the city of Holly Springs and the town of Potts Camp.
Byhalia Road is a long extension of MS Highway 309 that runs north past the stateline into Collierville, TN. “Byhalia Road” by singer-songwriter Garrison Starr, a native of Hernando MS, is included on her album The Girl That Killed September.
The following are photos submitted by playwright Evan Linder.
You can read more about the town of Byhalia at http://byhalia-ms.com/
Stay tuned: we’re about to meet the companies involved in our World Premiere Conversation!
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