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Welcome to Bruce ...

The town of Bruce is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bruce has a population of 1,818 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

Bruce is within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bruce had an population of 1,818 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bruce had a population of 1,939 people (which is 12.96% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Bruce the county's most populous community.

The population of Bruce represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,939 people, the population of Bruce decreased 7.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,097 people).

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

Communities Also Named Bruce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Bruce - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Montana, New Brunswick, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Bruce ...

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

  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Bruce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<6>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Bruce
    • 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<6>
  • Derma [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
    • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Bruce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
  • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
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    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Bruce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<6>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Bruce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Bruce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bruce
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring
    • Slate Springs [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Springs
      • Slate Springs [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bruce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slate Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Springs
    • Pannell [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pannell
      • Pannell [Pontotoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Bruce
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pannell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bruce ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Calhoun County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bruce. 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 Calhoun, 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 Bruce.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bruce - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Bruce) 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 Bruce. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bruce

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bruce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9909, Longitude: -89.3455       In this case, the coordinates for Bruce 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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