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(Union County)

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Welcome to Flatwood ...

Flatwood is located in Union County<1>.

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

Flatwood is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Flatwood is located in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Flatwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Flatwood: This one is located in Union County and the other is located in Noxubee County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 13 communities that are also named Flatwood - they are located in Alabama (4), Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Flatwood ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Flatwood
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Flatwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Flatwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
  • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Flatwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
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      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<5>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<5>
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<5>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Blue Springs [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Flatwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flatwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Union County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flatwood. 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 Flatwood - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flatwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3890, Longitude: -89.1287       In this case, the coordinates for Flatwood 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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