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Welcome to Anguilla ...

The town of Anguilla is located in Sharkey County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Anguilla has a population of 625 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Anguilla.

Anguilla is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Anguilla lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Anguilla had an population of 625 people. This is a decrease of 13.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anguilla had a population of 726 people (which is 14.77% of the total population of Sharkey County). This makes Anguilla the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Anguilla represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 726 people, the population of Anguilla decreased 19.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 907 people).

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

Adding Anguilla 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 Anguilla 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 Anguilla elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Anguilla ...

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

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

Communities near Anguilla ...

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

  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Anguilla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<6>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Anguilla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<6>
  • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Anguilla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Cary [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
    • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Anguilla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Anguilla
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Anguilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
    • Richey [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richey
      • Richey [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Anguilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richey
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Anguilla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City
    • Issaquena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquena
      • Issaquena [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Anguilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquena
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Anguilla
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anguilla ...

Looking for more information about Anguilla? 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 Anguilla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anguilla.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Sharkey County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anguilla. 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 Sharkey, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anguilla.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anguilla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anguilla) 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 Anguilla. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anguilla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anguilla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9719, Longitude: -90.8283       In this case, the coordinates for Anguilla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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