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Welcome to Cotton Plant ...

Cotton Plant is located in Tippah County<1>.

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

Cotton Plant is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Cotton Plant: (662)

Adding Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant 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 Cotton Plant on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Cotton Plant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Cotton Plant - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana and Missouri.

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

Communities near Cotton Plant ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Cotton Plant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
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    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Cotton Plant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Cotton Plant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Cotton Plant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
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      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
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      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
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      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<5>
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Cotton Plant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotton Plant ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cotton Plant. 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 Tippah, 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 Cotton Plant - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cotton Plant) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotton Plant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6004, Longitude: -89.0045       In this case, the coordinates for Cotton Plant have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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