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Welcome to Fulton ...

The city of Fulton is located in Itawamba County<1> and is the County Seat for Itawamba County.

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.

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Fulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • Amory [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Fulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<6>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Fulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<6>
  • Verona [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Fulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Bay [Franklin County]
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      • Red Bay [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bay<6>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<6>

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Itawamba County

About Mississippi

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Itawamba, 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 Fulton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fulton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fulton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fulton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fulton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2614, Longitude: -88.4023       In this case, the coordinates for Fulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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