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Welcome to Batesville ...

The city of Batesville is located in Panola County<1> and is the County Seat for Panola County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Batesville has a population of 7,218 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Batesville.

Batesville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Batesville: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Batesville had an population of 7,218 people. This is a decrease of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.48% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Batesville had a population of 7,463 people (or 21.5% of the total population of Panola County). This makes Batesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Batesville represents 0.25% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,463 people, the population of Batesville increased 4.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,113 people).

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Batesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Batesville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Batesville ...

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

  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
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    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Batesville
    • 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<6>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
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    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Batesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 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<6>
  • Como [Panola County]
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    • Como [Panola County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Batesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,188 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<6>
  • Crowder [Panola County]
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    • Crowder [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Batesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Crowder
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oakland [Yalobusha County]
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      • Oakland [Yalobusha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Batesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
    • Sledge [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sledge
      • Sledge [Quitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Batesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 476 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sledge
    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
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      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Batesville
      • 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<6>
    • Pope [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pope
      • Pope [Panola County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Batesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pope
    • Falcon [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falcon
      • Falcon [Quitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Batesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falcon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falcon
    • Terza [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terza
      • Terza [Panola County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Batesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terza have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terza

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Batesville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Batesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Batesville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Panola County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Batesville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Batesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Batesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Batesville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Batesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Batesville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3148, Longitude: -89.9252       In this case, the coordinates for Batesville 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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