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Welcome to Eden ...

The village of Eden is located in Yazoo County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eden has a population of 121 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Eden is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Eden is within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eden had an population of 121 people. This is an increase of 17.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eden had a population of 103 people. This makes Eden the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 103 people, the population of Eden decreased 18.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 126 people).

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

Adding Eden to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Eden elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Eden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 60 communities that are also named Eden - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont, Washington (2), West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Eden ...

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

  • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
    • Former names for Yazoo City:
    • Hannan's Bluff
    • Manchester
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<6>
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Eden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Eden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<6>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Eden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Eden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Eden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Eden
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Mileston [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mileston
      • Mileston [Holmes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mileston
    • Lake City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake City
      • Lake City [Humphreys County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Jonestown [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
      • Jonestown [Yazoo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eden ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9839, Longitude: -90.3239       In this case, the coordinates for Eden 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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