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Welcome to Artonish ...

Artonish is located in Wilkinson County<1>.

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

Artonish is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Artonish: (601) and (769)<4>

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

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

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

Communities near Artonish ...

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

  • Simmesport [Avoyelles Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simmesport
    • Simmesport [Avoyelles Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Artonish
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,060 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simmesport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simmesport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simmesport<6>
  • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Artonish
    • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>
  • Acme [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
    • Acme [Concordia Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Artonish
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acme have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acme
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acme<6>
  • Angola [West Feliciana Parish]
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    • Tunica [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunica
      • Tunica [West Feliciana Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Artonish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunica<6>
    • Weyanoke [West Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weyanoke
      • Weyanoke [West Feliciana Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Artonish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weyanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weyanoke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weyanoke<6>
    • Armagh [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armagh
      • Armagh [Concordia Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Artonish
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armagh
    • Bordelonville [Avoyelles Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bordelonville
      • Bordelonville [Avoyelles Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Artonish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bordelonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bordelonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bordelonville<6>
    • Lettsworth [Pointe Coupee Parish]
    • Monterey [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Concordia Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Artonish
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artonish ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Artonish. 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 Wilkinson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artonish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Artonish) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artonish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1899, Longitude: -91.5837       In this case, the coordinates for Artonish 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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