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Welcome to Needham ...

The town of Needham is located in Choctaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Needham has a population of 88 people<1> (see below for details).

Needham is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Needham lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Needham: (205)

The ZIP code for Needham: 36915<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Needham had a population of 94 people. This makes Needham the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 94 people, the population of Needham decreased 3.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 97 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Needham had an population of 88 people. This is a decrease of 6.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.28% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Needham.

Communities near Needham ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Needham and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,738   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cromwell   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Gilbertown   [Map]   200   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lisman   [Map]   493   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Needham.

Communities Also Named Needham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Needham - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana and Massachusetts.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Needham.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Needham. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Needham. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Needham.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Needham:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Needham ...

Looking for more information about Needham? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Needham? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Needham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Needham.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Needham. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Needham.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Needham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Needham). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Needham or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Needham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Needham) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Needham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Needham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Needham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9870, Longitude: -88.3366     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Needham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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