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Welcome to Clinton ...
The location of Clinton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Clinton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clintonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clinton has a population of 24,440 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clinton.
Clinton is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Clinton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Clinton: (601) & (769)<6>
Websites for Clinton ...
Official Website: www.clintonms.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clinton had an population of 24,440 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.68% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clinton had a population of 25,216 people (which is 10.28% of the total population of Hinds County). This makes Clinton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Clinton represents 0.85% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,216 people, the population of Clinton increased 8.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,347 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clinton.
Adding Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Clinton on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clinton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Clinton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 59 communities that are also named Clinton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clinton.
Communities near Clinton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clinton.
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 Clinton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clinton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clinton. 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 Clinton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clinton. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clinton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clinton ...
Looking for more information about Clinton? 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 Clinton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clinton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Clinton: www.clintonms.org/
The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021