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Welcome to Clarkson ...

Clarkson is located in Webster County<1>.

Clarkson is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Clarkson: (662)

Adding Clarkson 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 Clarkson 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 Clarkson 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 Clarkson on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Clarkson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Clarkson - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Clarkson ...

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

  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Clarkson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<4>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
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    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Clarkson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<4>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Clarkson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<4>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Clarkson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
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      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
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      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<4>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Clarkson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarkson ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarkson. 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 Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarkson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clarkson) 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 Clarkson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarkson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarkson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6368, Longitude: -89.1493    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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