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Welcome to Collinsville ...

Collinsville is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Collinsville is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Collinsville: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Collinsville 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 Collinsville 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 Collinsville 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 Collinsville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Collinsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Collinsville - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Collinsville ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
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    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Collinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Union [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Collinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
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    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Collinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Collinsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Collinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Collinsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Collinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suqualena
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Collinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellieburg
      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Collinsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nellieburg
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Collinsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collinsville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

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 Lauderdale, 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 Collinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Collinsville) 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 Collinsville. 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 Collinsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4979, Longitude: -88.8459       In this case, the coordinates for Collinsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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