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Welcome to Ackerman ...

The town of Ackerman is located in Choctaw County and is the County Seat for Choctaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ackerman has a population of 1,455 people<1> (see below for details).

Ackerman is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ackerman lies within the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Ackerman: 39735<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ackerman had a population of 1,510 people (or 17.67% of the total population of Choctaw County). This makes Ackerman the county's most populous community.

The population of Ackerman represents 0.05% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,510 people, the population of Ackerman decreased 10.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,696 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ackerman had an population of 1,455 people. This is a decrease of 3.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ackerman ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ackerman and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Adaton   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Bankston - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Eupora   [Map]   2,051   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
French Camp   [Map]   168   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Louisville   [Map]   6,279   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maben   [Map]   849   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ackerman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ackerman - they are located in Colorado, Ohio and West Virginia.

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

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 Ackerman. 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 Ackerman. 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 Ackerman.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ackerman ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Ackerman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ackerman.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Choctaw County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ackerman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ackerman - 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 Ackerman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ackerman 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ackerman) 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 Ackerman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ackerman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ackerman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3126, Longitude: -89.1768     [Map].

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