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Welcome to Grenada ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grenada has a population of 12,207 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Grenada.
Grenada is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Grenada lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Grenada is located in the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grenada had an population of 12,207 people. This is a decrease of 6.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.96% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grenada had a population of 13,092 people (or 59.76% of the total population of Grenada County). This makes Grenada the county's most populous community.
The population of Grenada represents 0.44% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 13,092 people, the population of Grenada decreased 12.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,879 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grenada.
Communities Also Named Grenada ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Grenada - they are located in Alabama and California.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grenada.
Communities near Grenada ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grenada.
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 Grenada. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grenada.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grenada. 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 Grenada.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grenada. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grenada.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grenada ...
Looking for more information about Grenada? 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 Grenada, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grenada.
Adding Grenada to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Grenada 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 Grenada was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Grenada on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Grenada on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grenada. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022