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Welcome to Faisonia ...

Faisonia is located in Sunflower County<1>.

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

Faisonia is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Faisonia lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Faisonia 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 Faisonia in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

We also found Faisonia on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities near Faisonia ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<5>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
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    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Faisonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
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    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Faisonia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
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    • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
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      • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<5>
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Faisonia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renova

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faisonia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sunflower County

About Mississippi

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Sunflower, 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 Faisonia - 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' 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).
<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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