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Welcome to Fulton ...
The location of Fulton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fulton has a population of 3,980 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fulton.
Fulton is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Fulton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Fulton is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fulton had an population of 3,980 people. This is an increase of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fulton had a population of 3,961 people (or 16.93% of the total population of Itawamba County). This makes Fulton the county's most populous community.
The population of Fulton represents 0.13% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,961 people, the population of Fulton increased 2.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,882 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fulton.
Adding Fulton 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 Fulton 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 Fulton 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 Fulton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Fulton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Fulton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fulton.
Communities near Fulton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fulton.
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 Fulton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fulton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fulton. 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 Fulton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fulton. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fulton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fulton ...
Looking for more information about Fulton? 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 Fulton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fulton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fulton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021