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Welcome to Fort Loring ...

Fort Loring is located in Leflore County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Loring: Ft. Loring

Fort Loring is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fort Loring is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding Fort Loring 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 Fort Loring 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 Fort Loring 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 Fort Loring on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Fort Loring ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
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    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Fort Loring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<5>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Fort Loring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Fort Loring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<5>
  • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Fort Loring
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
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      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Fort Loring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<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 Fort Loring. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Loring.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Loring ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Leflore County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Loring. 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 Leflore, 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 Fort Loring - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Loring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Loring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5068, Longitude: -90.2515       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Loring 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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