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Welcome to Kokomo ...

Kokomo is located in Marion County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Kokomo, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1910.

When the people of Kokomo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Kokomoan<2>

Kokomo is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Kokomo: (601) and (769)<4>

The ZIP code for Kokomo: 39643<5>

Communities Also Named Kokomo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Kokomo - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, New York and Texas.

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

Communities near Kokomo ...

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

  • Columbia
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Tylertown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tylertown
    • Tylertown is located in Walthall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,419 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown <6>
  • Angie
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angie
    • Angie is located in Washington Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie <6>
  • Expose
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Expose have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Expose
    • Expose is located in Marion County
  • Sartinville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartinville
    • Sartinville is located in Walthall County
  • Oak Vale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Vale
    • Oak Vale is located in Jefferson Davis County
  • Topisaw
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topisaw
    • Topisaw is located in Pike County
  • Holmesville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmesville
    • Holmesville is located in Pike County
  • Pinebur
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
    • Pinebur is located in Marion County
  • Verna
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verna have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verna
    • Verna is located in Lawrence County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kokomo ...

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

Adding Kokomo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kokomo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kokomo was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Kokomo post office opened in 1910.

We also found Kokomo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kokomo.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kokomo. 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 Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Kokomo refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Kokomo may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kokomo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Kokomo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kokomo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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