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Welcome to Caledonia ...

The town of Caledonia is located in Lowndes County<1>.

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.

  • Columbus [Lowndes County]
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    • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<6>
  • West Point [Clay County]
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    • West Point [Clay County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,378 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<6>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
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    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Vernon [Lamar County]
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    • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,843 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sulligent [Lamar County]
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      • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<6>
    • Millport [Lamar County]
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      • Millport [Lamar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<6>
    • Gattman [Monroe County]
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      • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman
    • Ethelsville [Pickens County]
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      • Ethelsville [Pickens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethelsville
    • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County]
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      • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Caledonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kolola Springs
    • Hamilton [Monroe 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 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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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 Lowndes, 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 Caledonia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caledonia - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Caledonia) 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 Caledonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaledoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caledonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6836, Longitude: -88.3259       In this case, the coordinates for Caledonia 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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