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Welcome to Goodman ...

The town of Goodman is located in Holmes County<1>.

The location of Goodman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goodman has a population of 1,164 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Goodman.

Goodman is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Goodman is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goodman had an population of 1,164 people. This is a decrease of 16.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goodman had a population of 1,386 people (which is 7.22% of the total population of Holmes County). This makes Goodman the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Goodman represents 0.05% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,386 people, the population of Goodman increased 10.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,252 people).

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

Adding Goodman 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 Goodman 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 Goodman 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 Goodman on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Goodman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Goodman - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Michigan (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee (2), Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Goodman ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goodman.

  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kosciusko
    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Goodman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<6>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Goodman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Goodman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Pickens [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
    • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Goodman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West [Holmes County]
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      • West [Holmes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Goodman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Goodman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
    • Richland [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Holmes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Goodman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Goodman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Goodman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Goodman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing

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 Goodman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goodman.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goodman. 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 Goodman.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goodman. See our Newspapers Page for Goodman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodman ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Holmes County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Holmes, 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 Goodman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Goodman) 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 Goodman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goodman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9677, Longitude: -89.9129       In this case, the coordinates for Goodman 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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