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Welcome to Drew ...

The city of Drew is located in Sunflower County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Drew has a population of 1,613 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Drew is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Drew lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Drew had an population of 1,613 people. This is a decrease of 16.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Drew had a population of 1,927 people (or 6.54% of the total population of Sunflower County). This makes Drew the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Drew represents 0.06% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,927 people, the population of Drew decreased 20.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,434 people).

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

Communities Also Named Drew ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Drew - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ontario and Oregon.

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

Communities near Drew ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Drew
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,846 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
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    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Drew
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,401 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<6>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
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    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Drew
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,511 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<6>
  • Shelby [Bolivar County]
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    • Shelby [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Drew
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
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    • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County]
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      • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,341 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound Bayou<6>
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 960 people
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    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
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      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<6>
    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 468 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Merigold [Bolivar County]
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      • Merigold [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Drew
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merigold have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merigold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merigold<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drew ...

Looking for more information about Drew? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Drew, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Drew.

Adding Drew to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Drew 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 Drew was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Drew on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956).

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

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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 Sunflower, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Drew.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Drew - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Drew) 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 Drew. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DrewOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drew. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8112, Longitude: -90.5280    
<5>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.
<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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