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(Lee County)

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Welcome to Briarwood ...

Briarwood is located in Lee County<1>.

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

Briarwood is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Briarwood: (662)

Communities Also Named Briarwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Briarwood: This one is located in Lee County and the other is located in Lowndes County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 36 communities that are also named Briarwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (7), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (4), North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (3), Utah and Virginia (5).

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

Communities near Briarwood ...

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

  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Briarwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Briarwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Briarwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Briarwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Lee County]
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      • Verona [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
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      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Briarwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briarwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briarwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2668, Longitude: -88.7264       In this case, the coordinates for Briarwood 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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