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Welcome to Keirn ...

Keirn is located in Holmes County<1>.

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

Keirn is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Keirn is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Keirn 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 Keirn 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 Keirn 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 Keirn on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Keirn ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
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    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Keirn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<5>
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Keirn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Keirn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Keirn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lexington [Holmes County]
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      • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Keirn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Keirn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Keirn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Keirn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Gwin [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwin
      • Gwin [Holmes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Keirn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwin
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Keirn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keirn ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Holmes, 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 Keirn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keirn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keirn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2746, Longitude: -90.2243       In this case, the coordinates for Keirn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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