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Welcome to Days ...

Days is located in DeSoto County<1>.

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

Days is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Days lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Days ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Days: This one is located in DeSoto County and the other is located in Monroe County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 4 communities that are also named Days - they are located in Georgia, Maryland and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Days ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Days
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 649,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Southaven [DeSoto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southaven
    • Southaven [DeSoto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Days
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,644 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southaven<5>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Days
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,646 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<5>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
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    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Days
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,186 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Horn Lake [DeSoto County]
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      • Horn Lake [DeSoto County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Days
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horn Lake<5>
    • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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      • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Days
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,158 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<5>
    • Hernando [DeSoto County]
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      • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Days
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<5>
    • Coldwater [Tate County]
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      • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Days
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 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<5>
    • Walls [DeSoto County]
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      • Walls [DeSoto County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Days
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,441 people
      • Former name for Walls:
      • Alpika
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walls<5>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Days
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Days ...

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

Adding Days to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Days in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Days was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Days on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Days on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About DeSoto County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Days. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

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 DeSoto, 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 Days - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Days) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Days. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9112, Longitude: -90.0779       In this case, the coordinates for Days 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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