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Welcome to Edwards ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Edwards has a population of 1,005 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Edwards.
Edwards is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Edwards lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Edwards: (601) and (769)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edwards had an population of 1,005 people. This is a decrease of 2.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Edwards had a population of 1,034 people. This makes Edwards the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Edwards represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,034 people, the population of Edwards decreased 23.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,347 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Edwards.
Adding Edwards 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 Edwards 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 Edwards 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 Edwards on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Edwards ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Edwards - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, New York, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Edwards.
Communities near Edwards ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Edwards.
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 Edwards. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edwards.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edwards. 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 Edwards.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edwards. See our Newspapers Page for Edwards.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edwards ...
Looking for more information about Edwards? 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 Edwards, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edwards.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edwards. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021