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Welcome to Drew ...
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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Drew. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022