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Welcome to Derma ...

The town of Derma is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Derma has a population of 974 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Derma is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Derma: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Derma had an population of 974 people. This is a decrease of 4.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Derma had a population of 1,025 people (or 6.85% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Derma the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Derma represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,025 people, the population of Derma has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,023 people).

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

Communities near Derma ...

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

  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Derma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<6>
  • Bruce [Calhoun County]
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    • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Derma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<6>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
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    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Derma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<6>
  • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
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    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Derma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
    • Former name for New Houlka:
    • Houlka
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mantee [Webster County]
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      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Derma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
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      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Derma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
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      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Derma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Walthall [Webster County]
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      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Derma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
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    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
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      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Derma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
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      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Derma
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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 Derma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Derma.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Derma ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Calhoun County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Derma. 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 Calhoun, 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 Derma.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Derma - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Derma) 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 Derma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Derma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Derma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8589, Longitude: -89.2878       In this case, the coordinates for Derma 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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