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Welcome to Horn Lake ...

The city of Horn Lake is located in DeSoto County.

A typical abbreviation for Horn Lake: Horn Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Horn Lake has a population of 27,042 people<1> (see below for details).

Horn Lake is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Horn Lake lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Horn Lake had a population of 26,066 people (or 16.16% of the total population of DeSoto County). This makes Horn Lake the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Horn Lake represents 0.88% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,066 people, the population of Horn Lake increased 84.88% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 14,099 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Horn Lake had an population of 27,042 people. This is an increase of 3.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 91.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Horn Lake.

Communities near Horn Lake ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Horn Lake and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Edmondson (AR)   [Map]   404   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Horseshoe Lake (AR)   [Map]   278   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Marion (AR)   [Map]   12,362   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
West Memphis (AR)   [Map]   25,284   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coldwater   [Map]   1,585   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hernando   [Map]   15,631   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Horn Lake.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Horn Lake. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Horn Lake. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Horn Lake.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Horn Lake:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horn Lake ...

Looking for more information about Horn Lake? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Horn Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Horn Lake.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Horn Lake. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Horn Lake.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horn Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Horn Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Horn Lake) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Horn Lake. 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 Horn Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horn Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9512, Longitude: -90.0501     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Horn Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Horn Lake.