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Welcome to Central Grove ...

Central Grove is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Central Grove: Central Grv.

Central Grove is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Central Grove is within the (662) area code.

Adding Central Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Central Grove in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Central Grove elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Central Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Central Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Central Grove - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Nova Scotia and Ohio.

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

Communities near Central Grove ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
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    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Central Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<5>
  • Amory [Monroe County]
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    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Central Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<5>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
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    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Central Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Verona [Lee County]
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    • Verona [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Central Grove
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
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    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Central Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
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      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Central Grove
      • 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]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Central Grove
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Central Grove
      • 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>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
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      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Central Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<5>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
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      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Central Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central Grove ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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 Monroe, 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 Central Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Central Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0090, Longitude: -88.6056       In this case, the coordinates for Central Grove 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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