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Welcome to Grenada ...

The city of Grenada is located in Grenada County<1> and is the County Seat for Grenada County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grenada has a population of 12,219 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 within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grenada had an population of 12,219 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.88% 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.

Adding Grenada 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 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, we also found mention of Grenada elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Grenada on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

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.

  • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Grenada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Grenada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<5>
  • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Carrollton
    • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Grenada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
  • Carrollton [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Grenada
    • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County]
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      • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Grenada
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillatoba have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillatoba
    • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Foot Fork
      • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Grenada
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Foot Fork
    • Sweatman [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweatman
      • Sweatman [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Grenada
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweatman
    • Oakland [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Yalobusha County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Grenada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<5>
    • Winona [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
      • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Grenada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,964 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<5>
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Grenada
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Grenada County

About Mississippi

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.

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 Grenada, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grenada.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grenada - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Grenada) 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 Grenada. 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 Grenada

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grenada. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7728, Longitude: -89.8089    
<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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