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Welcome to Banner ...

Banner is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

Banner is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Banner is located in the (662) area code.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Banner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Banner - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Banner ...

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

  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Banner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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>
  • Bruce [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
    • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Banner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<5>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Banner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<5>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Banner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<5>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<5>
    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Banner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banner ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Banner. 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 Calhoun, 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 Banner - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Banner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0887, Longitude: -89.3848       In this case, the coordinates for Banner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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