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Welcome to Hookston ...

Hookston is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

The location of Hookston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Hookston is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Hookston: (601) & (769)<4>

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Hookston ...

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

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

Communities near Hookston ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hookston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Hookston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Hookston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • Hickory [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hookston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Enterprise [Clarke County]
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      • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Hookston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hookston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Hookston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Collinsville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [Lauderdale County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Hookston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Hookston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hookston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hookston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.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 Lauderdale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hookston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Hookston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hookston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4318, Longitude: -88.7906       In this case, the coordinates for Hookston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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