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Our Genealogy Helper for Faisonia ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Faisonia (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Faisonia. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Faisonia is located in Sunflower County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sunflower County: Bolivar, Coahoma, Humphreys, Leflore, Tallahatchie & Washington.

Below are the counties that are near Faisonia. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Faisonia:

  • Sunflower County     (The home county of Faisonia)
    • Indianola [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<2>
    • Roundaway [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roundaway
      • Roundaway [Sunflower County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roundaway
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Doddsville [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doddsville
      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doddsville
    • White City [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruleville
      • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<2>
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Drew [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drew
      • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<2>
  • Bolivar County
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaw
      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyle
      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<2>
    • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
      • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<2>
    • Longshot [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longshot
      • Longshot [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longshot
    • Renova [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Renova
      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renova
    • Grapeland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
      • Grapeland [Bolivar County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
    • Merigold [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merigold
      • Merigold [Bolivar County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merigold have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merigold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merigold<2>
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benoit
      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<2>
    • Pace [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pace
      • Pace [Bolivar County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pace have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pace
    • Mound City [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Bolivar County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound Bayou
      • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound Bayou
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound Bayou<2>
    • Scott [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Bolivar County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott
  • Carroll County
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<2>
  • Holmes County
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Tchula [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
      • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Humphreys County
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Jaketown [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaketown
      • Jaketown [Humphreys County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaketown
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
      • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<2>
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> 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 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
  • Leflore County
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
      • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<2>
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Roebuck [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roebuck
      • Roebuck [Leflore County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roebuck
    • Sunnyside [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Leflore County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
    • Greenwood [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<2>
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Minter City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minter City
      • Minter City [Leflore County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter City
    • Money [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Money
      • Money [Leflore County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Money
  • Sharkey County
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<2>
  • Tallahatchie County
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<2>
    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb
      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
      • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<2>
  • Washington County
    • Leland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<2>
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Greenville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Washington County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<2>
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<2>
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Yazoo County
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
  • Chicot County (AR)
    • Lake Village [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<2>
  • Desha County (AR)
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Rohwer [Desha County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Faisonia, see our County-by-County Page for Faisonia.

Newspapers Published in Faisonia ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 21 newspapers that have been published in the area around Faisonia.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Faisonia, there are papers which were published within 23 miles [37 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Faisonia.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Faisonia:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Arkansas
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Faisonia ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Faisonia.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Faisonia covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Boyer Cemetery
  • Indianola City Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Indianola City Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Indianola City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola City Cemetery
  • Bayou Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bayou Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bayou Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou Hill Cemetery
  • Little Rock Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Little Rock Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Little Rock Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Rock Cemetery
  • Willing Worker Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Willing Worker Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Willing Worker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willing Worker Cemetery
  • Riverside Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riverside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Indianola Memorial Garden
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Indianola Memorial Garden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Indianola Memorial Garden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola Memorial Garden
    • St. Pauls Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Pauls Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Pauls Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Pauls Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Pauls Cemetery
    • Mt. Calvary Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Calvary Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia.
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    • Moorhead Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moorhead Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moorhead Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Moorhead Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia.
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    • O'Neal Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the O'Neal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the O'Neal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • O'Neal Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Faisonia.
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    • St. James Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. James Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. James Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. James Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia.
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    • Union Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Union Grove Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia.
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    • Union Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Union Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia.
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    • Lakewood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lakewood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lakewood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lakewood Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Faisonia had a population of 82 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Faisonia, with the one closest to Faisonia listed first.

  • Faisonia [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faisonia
    • Faisonia [Sunflower County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Faisonia had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faisonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faisonia
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Faisonia
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 249 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Indianola had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<2>
  • Heathman [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heathman
    • Heathman [Sunflower County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Heathman had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heathman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heathman
  • Baird [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baird
    • Baird [Sunflower County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Baird had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baird have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Holly Ridge [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Ridge
    • Holly Ridge [Sunflower County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Holly Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Faisonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Moorhead had railroad service and no post office
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  • Continue List ...
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaw
      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 201 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Shaw had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw
      • Choctaw [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Choctaw had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choctaw<2>
    • Helm [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helm
      • Helm [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Helm had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helm have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • O'Reilly [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Reilly
      • O'Reilly [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Faisonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, O'Reilly had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for O'Reilly have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Quiver [Sunflower County] - Historic
      • While Quiver was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quiver
      • Quiver [Sunflower County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Quiver had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quiver have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyle
      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Boyle had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<2>
    • Elizabeth [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Faisonia
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Elizabeth had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabeth have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Lehrton [Sunflower County] - Historic
      • While Lehrton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lehrton
      • Lehrton [Sunflower County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Faisonia
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lehrton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehrton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Leland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Faisonia
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 485 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Leland had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Faisonia. See our List of 1890's Communities around Faisonia.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Faisonia ...

While our initial data about Faisonia came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Faisonia in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Faisonia.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Faisonia:
Services available at that time (1895): no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

The GNIS database contains an entry for Faisonia. See our Misc Page for Faisonia for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sunflower County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Faisonia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Faisonia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faisonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5057, Longitude: -90.6320       In this case, the coordinates for Faisonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Faisonia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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