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Welcome to Livingston ...

Livingston is located in Madison County<1>.

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

Livingston is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Livingston: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston 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 Livingston on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Livingston: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 37 communities that are also named Livingston - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Livingston ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Livingston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canton [Madison County]
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      • Canton [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<6>
    • Flora [Madison County]
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      • Flora [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<6>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
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      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Livingston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<6>
    • Kearney Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney Park
      • Kearney Park [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Livingston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livingston ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.madison-co.com/

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 Madison, 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 Livingston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Livingston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5529, Longitude: -90.2162       In this case, the coordinates for Livingston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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