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Welcome to Cruger ...

The town of Cruger is located in Holmes County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cruger has a population of 336 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Cruger is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Cruger: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cruger had an population of 336 people. This is a decrease of 12.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cruger had a population of 386 people. This makes Cruger the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Cruger represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 236th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 386 people, the population of Cruger decreased 14.03% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 449 people).

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

Adding Cruger 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 Cruger 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 Cruger 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 Cruger on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Cruger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cruger - it's located in Illinois.

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

Communities near Cruger ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Cruger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Cruger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Cruger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cruger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
      • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Cruger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<6>
    • Lexington [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Cruger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Cruger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Cruger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Roebuck [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roebuck
      • Roebuck [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Cruger
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roebuck
    • Gwin [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwin
      • Gwin [Holmes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Cruger
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cruger ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cruger. 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 Holmes, 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 Cruger.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cruger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Cruger) 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 Cruger. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cruger

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cruger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3230, Longitude: -90.2356       In this case, the coordinates for Cruger 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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