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Welcome to Horn Lake ...

The city of Horn Lake is located in DeSoto County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Horn Lake: Horn Lk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Horn Lake has a population of 27,272 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Horn Lake.

Horn Lake is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Horn Lake: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Horn Lake had an population of 27,272 people. This is an increase of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 93.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Horn Lake had a population of 26,066 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 14,099 people).

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

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

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

Communities near Horn Lake ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Horn Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<6>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
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    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Horn Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<6>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive Branch
    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Horn Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<6>
  • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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    • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Horn Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hernando [DeSoto County]
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      • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<6>
    • Marion [Crittenden County]
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      • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
    • Coldwater [Tate County]
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      • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<6>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village
    • Edmondson [Crittenden County]
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      • Edmondson [Crittenden County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmondson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmondson
    • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Lake
      • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Horn Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Lake

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Horn Lake.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Horn Lake. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Horn Lake.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About DeSoto County

About Mississippi

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: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including DeSoto, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Horn Lake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horn Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9512, Longitude: -90.0501       In this case, the coordinates for Horn Lake 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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