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Welcome to Branch ...

Branch is located in Scott County<1>.

Branch is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Branch: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Branch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Branch - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Branch ...

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

  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Branch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<5>
  • Forest [Scott County]
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    • Forest [Scott County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Branch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<5>
  • Morton [Scott County]
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    • Morton [Scott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Branch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<5>
  • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
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    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
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      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<5>
    • Polkville [Smith County]
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      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lena [Leake County]
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      • Lena [Leake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Branch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<5>
    • Kalem [Scott County]
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      • Kalem [Scott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Branch
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    • Sand Hill [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Rankin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Branch
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Hunter Town [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter Town
      • Hunter Town [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Branch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter 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 Branch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Branch.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Branch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Branch. 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 Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Branch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Branch) 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 Branch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Branch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4321, Longitude: -89.7131    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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