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Welcome to Chiwapa ...

Chiwapa is located in Pontotoc County<1>.

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

Chiwapa is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Chiwapa: (662)

Adding Chiwapa 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 Chiwapa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Chiwapa 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 Chiwapa on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Chiwapa ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Chiwapa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<5>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Chiwapa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Chiwapa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Verona [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Chiwapa
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Chiwapa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Chiwapa
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Chiwapa
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Chiwapa
      • 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>
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Chiwapa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Chiwapa
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chiwapa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Pontotoc County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Pontotoc, 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 Chiwapa - 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 from Point A (ie- Chiwapa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chiwapa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1815, Longitude: -88.9309       In this case, the coordinates for Chiwapa 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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