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Welcome to Beasley ...

Beasley is located in Clay County<1>.

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

Beasley is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Beasley is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Beasley 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 Beasley 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 Beasley 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 Beasley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Beasley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Beasley - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Beasley ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Beasley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • West Point [Clay County]
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Beasley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Beasley
    • 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) ...
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Beasley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Beasley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Beasley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Beasley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Beasley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Pheba [Clay County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beasley ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beasley. 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 Clay, 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 Beasley - 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- Beasley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beasley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6848, Longitude: -88.9292       In this case, the coordinates for Beasley 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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