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Welcome to Artesia ...

The town of Artesia is located in Lowndes County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Artesia has a population of 429 people<1> (see below for details).

Artesia is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Artesia: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesia had a population of 440 people. This makes Artesia the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Artesia represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 229th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 440 people, the population of Artesia decreased 11.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 498 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Artesia had an population of 429 people. This is a decrease of 2.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.86% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Artesia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Artesia and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bent Oak   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Brooksville   [Map]   1,169   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clayton Village   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Columbus   [Map]   24,561   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crawford   [Map]   650   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Artesia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Artesia - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico and North Carolina.

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

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 Artesia. 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 Artesia. 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 Artesia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artesia ...

Looking for more information about Artesia? 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.

Looking for more information about Artesia? 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.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Artesia. 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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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artesia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Artesia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Artesia) 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 Artesia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Artesia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artesia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4163, Longitude: -88.6424     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Artesia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Artesia.