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Welcome to Dumas ...
The location of Dumas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dumas has a population of 476 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Dumas.
Dumas is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Dumas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dumas is located in the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dumas had an population of 476 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dumas had a population of 470 people. This makes Dumas the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Dumas represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 218th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 470 people, the population of Dumas increased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 452 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dumas.
Communities Also Named Dumas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Dumas - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumas.
Communities near Dumas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dumas.
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 Dumas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dumas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dumas. 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 Dumas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dumas. See our Newspapers Page for Dumas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumas ...
Looking for more information about Dumas? 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 Dumas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dumas.
Adding Dumas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dumas 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 Dumas was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Dumas in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dumas on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022