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Chunky, Mississippi

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Welcome to Chunky ...

Chunky is located in Newton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Chunky has a population of 324 people<1> (see below for details).

Chunky is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Chunky: (601) and (769)<3>

The ZIP code for Chunky: 39323<4>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 344 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Chunky had an population of 324 people. This is a decrease of 0.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.81% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Chunky ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chunky and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2016
Decatur   [Map]   1,788   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   499   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fellowship - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hickory   [Map]   526   W   5 miles [8 km]
Marion   [Map]   1,555   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meridian   [Map]   39,113   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chunky. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chunky.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chunky, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Chunky.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Chunky. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chunky - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Chunky.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Chunky. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chunky. 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 Chunky

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chunky. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3286, Longitude: -88.9310     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chunky.