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Friars Point, Mississippi
Welcome to Friars Point ...
The location of Friars Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Friars Point: Friars Pt.
See our Genealogy Helper Page for Friars Point for more information about variations on the name of Friars Point.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Friars Point has a population of 1,015 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Friars Point.
Friars Point is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Friars Point lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Friars Point is within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Friars Point had an population of 1,015 people. This is a decrease of 15.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Friars Point had a population of 1,200 people. This makes Friars Point the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Friars Point represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,200 people, the population of Friars Point decreased 18.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,480 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Friars Point.
Adding Friars Point 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 Friars Point 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 Friars Point 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 Friars Point on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Friars Point ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Friars Point.
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 Friars Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Friars Point.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Friars Point. 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 Friars Point.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Friars Point. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Friars Point.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friars Point ...
Looking for more information about Friars Point? 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 Friars Point, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Friars Point.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021