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Welcome to Iuka ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Iuka has a population of 2,937 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Iuka.
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 is located in the (662) area code.
The ZIP code for Iuka: 38852<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Iuka had an population of 2,937 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Iuka had a population of 3,028 people (or 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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Iuka.
Adding Iuka 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 Iuka 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 Iuka elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Iuka on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Iuka on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Iuka ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Iuka.
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 Iuka. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Iuka.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Iuka.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Iuka. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers 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 ...
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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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021