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Welcome to Golden ...

The town of Golden is located in Tishomingo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Golden has a population of 190 people<1> (see below for details).

Golden is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Golden lies within the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Golden: 38847<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Golden had a population of 191 people. This makes Golden the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 191 people, the population of Golden decreased 4.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 201 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Golden had an population of 190 people. This is a decrease of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Golden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fulton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Golden

Located in Itawamba County

Red Bay   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Golden

Located in Franklin County (AL)

Tremont   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Golden

Located in Itawamba County

Vina   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Golden

Located in Franklin County (AL)

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Golden

Hodges   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Golden

Located in Franklin County (AL)

Marietta   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Golden

Located in Prentiss County

Paden   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Golden

Dennis   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Golden

Burntout   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Golden

Located in Franklin County (AL)

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

Communities Also Named Golden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Golden - they are located in Alaska, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (4), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Washington and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Golden.

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 Golden. 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 Golden. 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 Golden.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Golden:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Golden ...

Looking for more information about Golden? 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 Golden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Golden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Tishomingo County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Golden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Golden.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Golden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Golden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Golden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Golden) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4884, Longitude: -88.1886     [Map].

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