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Welcome to Gloster ...
The location of Gloster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Gloster has a population of 869 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Gloster.
Gloster is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Gloster lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Gloster: (601) and (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gloster had an population of 869 people. This is a decrease of 9.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.01% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gloster had a population of 960 people (or 7.31% of the total population of Amite County). This makes Gloster the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Gloster represents 0.03% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 960 people, the population of Gloster decreased 10.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,073 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gloster.
Adding Gloster 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 Gloster 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 Gloster elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Gloster on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gloster on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Gloster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Gloster - they are located in Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota and Montana.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gloster.
Communities near Gloster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gloster.
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 Gloster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gloster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gloster. 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 Gloster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gloster. See our Newspapers Page for Gloster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gloster ...
Looking for more information about Gloster? 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 Gloster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gloster.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021