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Welcome to Keownville ...

Keownville is located in Union County<1>.

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

Keownville is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Keownville: (662)

Adding Keownville 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 Keownville 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 Keownville 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 Keownville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Keownville ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Keownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
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    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Keownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Keownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Keownville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guntown [Lee County]
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      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
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      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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      • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
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      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
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      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Keownville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keownville ...

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

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About Union County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Keownville. 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 Union, 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 Keownville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Keownville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keownville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5415, Longitude: -88.9120       In this case, the coordinates for Keownville 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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