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Welcome to Asa ...

Asa is located in Panola County<1>.

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

Asa is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Asa is within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Asa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Asa - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Asa ...

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

  • Batesville [Panola County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesville
    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Asa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Asa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,926 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston
  • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Asa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis
  • Marks [Quitman County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marks
    • Marks [Quitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Asa
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,473 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lambert [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambert
      • Lambert [Quitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,399 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambert
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,211 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como
    • Crenshaw [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crenshaw
      • Crenshaw [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw
    • Crowder [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowder
      • Crowder [Panola County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 654 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
    • Courtland [Panola County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Courtland
      • Courtland [Panola County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Oakland [Yalobusha County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Yalobusha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Asa
      • Estimated population for 2018: 508 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asa ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Asa. 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 Panola, 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 Asa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Asa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2690, Longitude: -90.0712       In this case, the coordinates for Asa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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