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Acker, Mississippi

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Welcome to Acker ...

So far, we have found very little information about Acker. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Acker to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Acker, please Contact Us.

Acker would have been located within present day Monroe County.

The location of Acker has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Acker is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Acker was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Acker still existed, it would have been in the (662) area code.

Communities near Acker ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Acker and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Detroit (AL)   [Map]   225   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,328   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Amory   [Map]   6,958   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caledonia   [Map]   1,046   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Gattman   [Map]   90   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hatley   [Map]   465   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Acker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Acker - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acker. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acker. 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 Acker.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Acker, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9168, Longitude: -88.4834     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Acker.

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