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Welcome to Gloster ...

The town of Gloster is located in Amite County.

The location of Gloster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gloster has a population of 873 people<2> (see below for details).

Gloster is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Gloster: (601) & (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gloster had a population of 960 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gloster had an population of 873 people. This is a decrease of 9.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.64% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gloster.

Communities near Gloster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Centreville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the South (S) of Gloster

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Gloster

Located in Wilkinson County

Liberty   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Gloster

Wilson   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Gloster

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Norwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Gloster

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Crosby   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gloster

Rosetta   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gloster

Located in Wilkinson County

Garden City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gloster

Located in Franklin County

Woodland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Gloster

Located in East Feliciana Parish (LA)

Meadville   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Gloster

Located in Franklin County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gloster.

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gloster. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gloster.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gloster.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gloster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<5>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- Gloster) 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 Gloster. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gloster

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gloster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1951, Longitude: -91.0177     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gloster have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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