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Welcome to Darden ...

Darden is located in Union County<1>.

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

Darden is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Darden lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Darden 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 Darden 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 Darden 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 Darden on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Darden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Darden - they are located in Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Darden ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Darden
    • 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>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Darden
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Darden
    • 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
  • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Darden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Darden
      • 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>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Darden
      • 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>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Darden
      • 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>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Darden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Darden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Blue Springs [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Darden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<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 Darden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Darden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Darden ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Union County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Darden. 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 Union, 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 Darden - 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 from Point A (ie- Darden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Darden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5032, Longitude: -89.1937       In this case, the coordinates for Darden 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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