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Welcome to Ellistown ...

Ellistown is located in Union County<1>.

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

Ellistown is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ellistown lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Ellistown 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 Ellistown 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 Ellistown 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 Ellistown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ellistown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ellistown - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Ellistown ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ellistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<5>
  • New Albany [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ellistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ellistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Ellistown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwyn [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwyn
      • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
      • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ellistown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellistown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Union County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ellistown. 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 Union, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ellistown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ellistown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellistown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4448, Longitude: -88.8409       In this case, the coordinates for Ellistown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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