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Welcome to Black Bayou ...

Black Bayou is located in Tallahatchie County<1>.

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

Black Bayou is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Black Bayou is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Black Bayou 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 Black Bayou in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Black Bayou 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 Black Bayou on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Black Bayou ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Black Bayou - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Black Bayou ...

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

  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Black Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<5>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruleville
    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Black Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<5>
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Black Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<5>
  • Drew [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drew
    • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Black Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Black Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
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      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Black Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Black Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Doddsville [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doddsville
      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Black Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doddsville
    • Minter City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minter City
      • Minter City [Leflore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Black Bayou
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter City
    • Sunnyside [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Black Bayou
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Bayou ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Tallahatchie County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Black Bayou. 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 Tallahatchie, 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 Black Bayou - 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- Black Bayou) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Bayou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8187, Longitude: -90.2787       In this case, the coordinates for Black Bayou 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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