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Davidson, Mississippi

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Welcome to Davidson ...

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

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

Davidson would have been located within present day Clarke County.

When the people of Davidson referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Davidsonian<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Davidson is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Davidson still existed, it would have been in the (601) and (769)<4> area codes.

Communities near Davidson ...

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.<5>.

Community   2016<6>
Butler (AL)   [Map]   1,773   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cuba (AL)   [Map]   317   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lisman (AL)   [Map]   498   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Needham (AL)   [Map]   89   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   499   W   18 miles [29 km]
Marion   [Map]   1,555   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Davidson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Davidson - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

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 Davidson. 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 Davidson. 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 Davidson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Davidson:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Davidson 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 Clarke County

About Mississippi

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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 Davidson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Davidson refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Davidson may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davidson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Davidson.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Davidson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Davidson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davidson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2015, Longitude: -88.4917     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davidson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Davidson.

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Davidson.