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Iuka, Mississippi

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The location of Iuka

Welcome to Iuka ...

The city of Iuka is located in Tishomingo County and is the County Seat for Tishomingo County.

The location of Iuka has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Iuka has a population of 2,955 people<2> (see below for details).

Iuka is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Iuka lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Iuka had a population of 3,028 people (which is 15.45% of the total population of Tishomingo County). This makes Iuka the county's most populous community.

The population of Iuka represents 0.1% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,028 people, the population of Iuka decreased 1.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,059 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Iuka had an population of 2,955 people. This is a decrease of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Iuka.

Communities near Iuka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Farmington   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Iuka

Located in Alcorn County

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Iuka

Located in Colbert County (AL)

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Iuka

Glen   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Iuka

Located in Alcorn County

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Iuka

Rienzi   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Iuka

Located in Alcorn County

Waterloo   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Iuka

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Paden   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Iuka

Caryton   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Iuka

Located in Colbert County (AL)

Chickasaw   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Iuka

Located in Colbert County (AL)

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

Communities Also Named Iuka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Iuka - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Iuka. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Iuka. 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 Iuka. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iuka ...

Looking for more information about Iuka? 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 Iuka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Iuka.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tishomingo County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Iuka.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iuka - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Iuka) 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 Iuka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Iuka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iuka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8077, Longitude: -88.1977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iuka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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