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Welcome to Caledonia ...
The location of Caledonia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Caledonia has a population of 1,050 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Caledonia.
Caledonia is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Caledonia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Caledonia: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Caledonia had an population of 1,050 people. This is an increase of 0.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Caledonia had a population of 1,041 people. This makes Caledonia the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Caledonia represents 0.04% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,041 people, the population of Caledonia increased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,015 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Caledonia.
Communities Also Named Caledonia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Caledonia - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Caledonia.
Communities near Caledonia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Caledonia.
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 Caledonia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Caledonia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Caledonia. 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 Caledonia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Caledonia. See our Newspapers Page for Caledonia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caledonia ...
Looking for more information about Caledonia? 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 Caledonia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Caledonia.
Adding Caledonia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Caledonia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Caledonia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Caledonia on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Caledonia on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022