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Welcome to Bude ...

The town of Bude is located in Franklin County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Bude, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1913.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bude has a population of 993 people<2> (see below for details).

Bude is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Bude: 39630<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bude had an population of 993 people. This is a decrease of 6.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bude had a population of 1,063 people (or 13.09% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Bude the county's most populous community.

The population of Bude represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,063 people, the population of Bude increased 2.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,037 people).

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

Communities near Bude ...

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

  • Roxie
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie <6>
  • Crosby
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Eddiceton
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
    • Eddiceton is located in Franklin County
  • McCall Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Mount Olive
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive is located in Amite County
  • Brookside
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
    • Brookside is located in Amite County
  • White Apple
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
    • White Apple is located in Franklin County
  • Hamburg
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
    • Hamburg is located in Franklin County
  • Cobbs
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
    • Cobbs is located in Lincoln County
  • Garden City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City is located in Franklin 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 Bude. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bude.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bude ...

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

Adding Bude to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bude in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bude was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Bude post office opened in 1913.

We also found Bude on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bude.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bude. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bude.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bude - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Bude). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bude or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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