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Welcome to Chunky ...

Chunky is located in Newton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chunky has a population of 315 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chunky.

Chunky is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Chunky: (601) & (769)<4>

The ZIP code for Chunky: 39323<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chunky had an population of 315 people. This is a decrease of 3.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chunky had a population of 326 people. This makes Chunky the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Chunky represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 326 people, the population of Chunky decreased 5.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 344 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chunky.

Communities Also Named Chunky ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Chunky - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Chunky ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Chunky
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<7>
  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Chunky
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<7>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
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    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Chunky
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<7>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Chunky
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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      • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Chunky
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
    • Stonewall [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
      • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Chunky
      • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Chunky
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Enterprise [Clarke County]
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      • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Chunky
      • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<7>
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Chunky
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Fellowship [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fellowship
      • Fellowship [Jasper County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Chunky
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fellowship have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fellowship:
      • Masengale
      • Fellowship has also been known as:
      • Old Fellowship

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chunky ...

Looking for more information about Chunky? 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 Chunky, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chunky.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Newton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chunky. 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 Newton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chunky.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chunky - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Chunky). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chunky or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Chunky) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chunky. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chunky

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chunky. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3286, Longitude: -88.9310    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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