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Welcome to Flora ...

The town of Flora is located in Madison County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flora has a population of 1,862 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Flora is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Flora: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flora had an population of 1,862 people. This is a decrease of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flora had a population of 1,886 people. This makes Flora the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Flora represents 0.06% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,886 people, the population of Flora increased 21.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,546 people).

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

Adding Flora 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 Flora 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 Flora 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 Flora on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Flora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Flora - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Flora ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Flora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Flora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Flora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Flora
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canton [Madison County]
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      • Canton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Flora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Flora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<7>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Flora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
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      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Flora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<7>
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Flora
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Adelle [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adelle
      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Flora
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flora ...

Looking for more information about Flora? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Flora, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Flora.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Madison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.madison-co.com/

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 Madison, 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 Flora.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Flora) 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 Flora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5434, Longitude: -90.3132       In this case, the coordinates for Flora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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