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Welcome to Barr ...

Barr is located in Tate County<1>.

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

Barr is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Barr lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Barr ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Barr - they are located in Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois (3), Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Barr ...

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

  • Hernando [DeSoto County]
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    • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,854 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<5>
  • Senatobia [Tate County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senatobia
    • Senatobia [Tate County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia<5>
  • Coldwater [Tate County]
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    • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<5>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
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    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,529 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
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      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<5>
    • Como [Panola County]
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      • Como [Panola County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<5>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
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      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 433 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
    • Wyatte [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyatte
      • Wyatte [Tate County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Barr
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyatte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyatte
    • Antioch [Tate County]
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      • Antioch [Tate County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Barr
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
    • New Town [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Tate County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Barr
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barr ...

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

Adding Barr to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barr in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Barr was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barr. 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 Tate, 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 Barr - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barr) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barr. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6245, Longitude: -89.7801       In this case, the coordinates for Barr 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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