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Cotton Gin Port, Mississippi

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Welcome to Cotton Gin Port ...

So far, we have found very little information about Cotton Gin Port. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cotton Gin Port to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cotton Gin Port, please Contact Us.

Cotton Gin Port would have been located within present day Monroe County.

A typical abbreviation for Cotton Gin Port: Cotton Gin Prt.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cotton Gin Port is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Cotton Gin Port was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Cotton Gin Port still existed, it would have been in the (662) area code.

Communities near Cotton Gin Port ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Aberdeen   [Map]   5,391   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Amory   [Map]   7,067   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gattman   [Map]   87   E   18 miles [29 km]
Hatley   [Map]   467   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Nettleton   [Map]   1,952   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Okolona   [Map]   2,618   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cotton Gin Port.

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 Cotton Gin Port. 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 Cotton Gin Port. 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 Cotton Gin Port.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cotton Gin Port:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Cotton Gin Port no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Monroe County

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cotton Gin Port, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Cotton Gin Port. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cotton Gin Port) 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 Cotton Gin Port. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cotton Gin Port

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Gin Port. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9713, Longitude: -88.5424     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cotton Gin Port.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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