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Welcome to Edwards ...

The town of Edwards is located in Hinds County<1>.

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.

  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Edwards
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Edwards
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<7>
  • Raymond [Hinds County]
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    • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Edwards
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<7>
  • Utica [Hinds County]
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    • Utica [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Edwards
    • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Edwards
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Edwards
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<7>
    • Adelle [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adelle
      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Edwards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle
    • Delta [Madison Parish]
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      • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Edwards
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<7>
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Edwards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Edwards
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs

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.

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About Hinds County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hinds, 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 Edwards.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edwards - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<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- Edwards) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edwards. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edwards

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edwards. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3304, Longitude: -90.6045    
<6>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.
<7>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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