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Welcome to Greenfield ...

Greenfield is located in Rankin County<1>.

Greenfield is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Greenfield: (601) and (769)<3>

Websites for Greenfield ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rankinchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Greenfield, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Greenfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Greenfield: This one is located in Rankin County and the other is located in Newton County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 66 communities that are also named Greenfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (6) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Greenfield ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Greenfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157,821 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Greenfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,701 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Greenfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,396 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<5>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Greenfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,938 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Hinds County]
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      • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Greenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Greenfield
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<5>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Greenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<5>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Greenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<5>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Greenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Greenfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,388 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenfield ...

Looking for more information about Greenfield? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Greenfield, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Greenfield.

Adding Greenfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Greenfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Greenfield was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Greenfield on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenfield on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Greenfield

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

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

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 Rankin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greenfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Greenfield) 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 Greenfield. 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 GreenfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2492, Longitude: -90.0533    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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