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Welcome to Crenshaw ...

The town of Crenshaw is primarily located in Panola County<1>. A portion of Crenshaw extends into Quitman County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Crenshaw has a population of 845 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Crenshaw.

Crenshaw is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Crenshaw: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crenshaw had an population of 845 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crenshaw had a population of 885 people. This makes Crenshaw the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Crenshaw represents 0.03% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 885 people, the population of Crenshaw decreased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 916 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crenshaw.

Communities Also Named Crenshaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Crenshaw - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Crenshaw ...

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

  • Senatobia [Tate County]
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    • Senatobia [Tate County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Crenshaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia<6>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
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    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Crenshaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<6>
  • Coldwater [Tate County]
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    • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Crenshaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<6>
  • Marks [Quitman County]
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    • Marks [Quitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Crenshaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Como [Panola County]
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      • Como [Panola County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<6>
    • Jonestown [Coahoma County]
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      • Jonestown [Coahoma County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown<6>
    • Tunica [Tunica County]
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      • Tunica [Tunica County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunica<6>
    • Sledge [Quitman County]
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      • Sledge [Quitman County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sledge
    • Lula [Coahoma County]
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      • Lula [Coahoma County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<6>
    • Falcon [Quitman County]
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      • Falcon [Quitman County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Crenshaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falcon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falcon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crenshaw ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crenshaw. 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 Panola, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crenshaw.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crenshaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Crenshaw) 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 Crenshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crenshaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crenshaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5046, Longitude: -90.1946       In this case, the coordinates for Crenshaw 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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