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Welcome to Greenwood ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Greenwood has a population of 13,585 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Greenwood.
Greenwood is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Greenwood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Greenwood: (662)
The ZIP code for Greenwood: 38930<4>
Websites for Greenwood ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.greenwoodms.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Greenwood, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Greenwood had an population of 13,585 people. This is a decrease of 10.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.27% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenwood had a population of 15,205 people (which is 47.05% of the total population of Leflore County). This makes Greenwood the county's most populous community.
The population of Greenwood represents 0.51% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,205 people, the population of Greenwood decreased 17.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,425 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greenwood.
Communities Also Named Greenwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Greenwood: This one is located in Leflore County and the other is located in Itawamba County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Alabama (6), Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greenwood.
Communities near Greenwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Greenwood.
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 Greenwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Greenwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Greenwood. 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 Greenwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Greenwood. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Greenwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...
Looking for more information about Greenwood? 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 Greenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greenwood.
Adding Greenwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Greenwood 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 Greenwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Greenwood on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Greenwood on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022