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Welcome to Flora ...
The location of Flora has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Flora, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Flora has a population of 1,857 people<3> (see below for details).
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 1,857 people. This is a decrease of 1.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.12% 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 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.
Communities Also Named Flora ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
Adding Flora to Our Gazetteer ...
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Flora was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Flora on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Flora.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Oct 2023