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Around Charleston ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Oxford. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the northeast of Charleston. Oxford has a population of 28,100 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Clarksdale. It is located about 32 miles [ km] to the northwest of Charleston and has a population of 14,900 people.

For comparison, Charleston has a population of 1,900 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

  • Albin [Tallahatchie County]
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    • Albin [Tallahatchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Charleston
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  • Bobo [Quitman County]
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    • Bobo [Quitman County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the north of Charleston
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  • Courtland [Panola County]
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    • Courtland [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Charleston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Crowder [Panola County]
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    • Crowder [Panola County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Charleston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
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    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Charleston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<4>
  • Lambert [Quitman County]
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    • Lambert [Quitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Charleston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,343 people
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  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Mims [Panola County]
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      • Mims [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Charleston
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    • Oakland [Yalobusha County]
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      • Oakland [Yalobusha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Charleston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<4>
    • Pope [Panola County]
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      • Pope [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Charleston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Charleston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
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    • Swan Lake [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Swan Lake [Tallahatchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Charleston
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    • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County]
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      • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Charleston
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillatoba have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County]
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      • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Charleston
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    • Vance [Quitman County]
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      • Vance [Quitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Charleston
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    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Charleston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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For more communities neighboring Charleston, please visit our County-by-County Page for Charleston.

Tallahatchie County ...

Charleston is located in Tallahatchie County<5> and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tallahatchie County: Coahoma, Grenada, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sunflower & Yalobusha.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Charleston ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Charleston.

Airports Near Charleston ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Charleston and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Charleston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Charleston ...

Looking for more information about Charleston? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Charleston. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Charleston, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Charleston.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tallahatchie County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Charleston.
<2>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- Charleston) 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 Charleston. 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 Charleston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Charleston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0074, Longitude: -90.0554       In this case, the coordinates for Charleston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Tallahatchie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Charleston), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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