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Compsons' house
MessyDressMess Compson house
Location Elwood City
Type House
Administrator Compson family (formerly)
Number of rooms 3 (known)
Residents Rufus Compson (formerly),
Cisely Compson (formerly),
Gussie Compson (formerly),
Madison Compson (formerly),
Ladonna Compson (formerly),
Bud Compson (formerly),
General Higgins (pet) (formerly)
First appearance "Based on a True Story"

The Compsons' former house in Elwood City is heavily featured in "Based on a True Story", with multiple rooms being shown. In "Read and Flumberghast", the exterior of their house is not seen. As of "When Duty Calls", the family no longer lives here.



  • The doormat for the Elwood City house says bienvenue, which is French for 'welcome'.
Compson new house

Exterior of house with snow

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