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Welcome to Falcon ...

The town of Falcon is located in Quitman County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Falcon has a population of 143 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Falcon.

Falcon is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Falcon: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Falcon had an population of 143 people. This is a decrease of 14.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 54.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Falcon had a population of 167 people. This makes Falcon the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 167 people, the population of Falcon decreased 47.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 317 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Falcon.

Communities Also Named Falcon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Falcon - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Falcon ...

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

  • Batesville [Panola County]
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    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<6>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
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    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<6>
  • Marks [Quitman County]
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    • Marks [Quitman County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks<6>
  • Lambert [Quitman County]
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    • Lambert [Quitman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Falcon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambert
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Como [Panola County]
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      • Como [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,170 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<6>
    • Jonestown [Coahoma County]
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      • Jonestown [Coahoma County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown<6>
    • Crenshaw [Panola County]
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      • Crenshaw [Panola County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw<6>
    • Crowder [Panola County]
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      • Crowder [Panola County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
    • Coahoma [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coahoma
      • Coahoma [Coahoma County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coahoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coahoma<6>
    • Lula [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lula
      • Lula [Coahoma County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Falcon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falcon ...

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

Adding Falcon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Falcon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Falcon was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Falcon. 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 Quitman, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Falcon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falcon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Falcon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Falcon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FalconOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falcon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3911, Longitude: -90.2556       In this case, the coordinates for Falcon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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