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Welcome to Aiken ...

Aiken is located in Tate County<1>.

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

When the people of Aiken refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aikenite<3>

Aiken is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Aiken: (662)

Communities Also Named Aiken ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Aiken - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas (3).

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

Communities near Aiken ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aiken.

  • Senatobia [Tate County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senatobia
    • Senatobia [Tate County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Aiken
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,010 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Aiken
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs
  • Sardis [Panola County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Aiken
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis
  • Coldwater [Tate County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
    • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Aiken
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,565 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Como [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Como have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Como
      • Como [Panola County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Aiken
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Aiken
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,207 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Aiken
      • Estimated population for 2018: 433 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville
    • Chulahoma [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chulahoma
      • Chulahoma [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Aiken
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chulahoma
    • Antioch [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Tate County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Aiken
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
    • New Town [Tate County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Tate County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Aiken
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aiken. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aiken.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aiken. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aiken.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aiken. See our Newspapers Page for Aiken.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aiken ...

Looking for more information about Aiken? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Tate County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Tate, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Aiken refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Aiken may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aiken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aiken) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aiken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6309, Longitude: -89.7398       In this case, the coordinates for Aiken have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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