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Welcome to Lizelia ...

Lizelia is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Lizelia is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Lizelia: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Lizelia 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 Lizelia 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 Lizelia 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 Lizelia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Lizelia ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Lizelia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Lizelia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • De Kalb [Kemper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Kalb
    • De Kalb [Kemper County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Lizelia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Kalb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Kalb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Kalb<6>
  • Cuba [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Sumter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Lizelia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Lizelia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Lizelia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Collinsville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Lizelia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellieburg
      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lizelia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nellieburg
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lizelia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suqualena
    • Smith [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith
      • Smith [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Lizelia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lizelia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

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 Lauderdale, 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 Lizelia - 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 '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- Lizelia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lizelia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5357, Longitude: -88.6600       In this case, the coordinates for Lizelia 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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