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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 2016, Ackerman has a population of 1,469 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 is located in 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 total 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 2016 Census Estimates, Ackerman had an population of 1,469 people. This is a decrease of 2.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.38% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ackerman ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ackerman and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Bankston - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ethel   [Map]   404   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Eupora   [Map]   2,075   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
French Camp   [Map]   169   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Louisville   [Map]   6,324   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Maben   [Map]   864   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ackerman. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ackerman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ackerman.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Ackerman. 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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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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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Choctaw County

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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 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 'point-to-point' distance from Ackerman. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3126, Longitude: -89.1768     [Map].

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ackerman.