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Welcome to Kokomo ...
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.
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>
We also found Kokomo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Kokomo.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kokomo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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