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Welcome to Alesville ...

Alesville is located in Lafayette County<1>.

Alesville is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Alesville lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Alesville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alesville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alesville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Alesville on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alesville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Alesville ...

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

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
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    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Alesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
  • Batesville [Panola County]
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    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Alesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<5>
  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Alesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<5>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Alesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
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      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Alesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
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      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Alesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
    • Altus [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
      • Altus [Lafayette County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Alesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altus have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
    • De Lay [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Lay
      • De Lay [Lafayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Alesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Lay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Lay
    • Laws Hill [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laws Hill
      • Laws Hill [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Alesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laws Hill
    • Terza [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terza
      • Terza [Panola County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Alesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terza have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terza

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 Alesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alesville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alesville. 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 Alesville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alesville ...

Looking for more information about Alesville? 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 Alesville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alesville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Lafayette County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alesville. 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 Lafayette, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alesville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alesville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3648, Longitude: -89.6042    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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