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Welcome to Gwin ...

Gwin is located in Holmes County<1>.

Gwin is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gwin lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Gwin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gwin - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Gwin ...

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

  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
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    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Gwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,889 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<4>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Gwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<4>
  • Sidon [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
    • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Gwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
  • Cruger [Holmes County]
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    • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Gwin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
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      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Gwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
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      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Gwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
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      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Gwin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Wyatt [Holmes County]
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      • Wyatt [Holmes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Gwin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyatt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyatt
    • Mileston [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mileston
      • Mileston [Holmes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Gwin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mileston
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Gwin
      • 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 Gwin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gwin.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gwin ...

Looking for more information about Gwin? 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 Gwin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gwin.

Adding Gwin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gwin 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 Gwin was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Gwin

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About Holmes County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gwin. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Gwin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Gwin) 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 Gwin. 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 GwinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gwin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1712, Longitude: -90.2229    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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