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Welcome to Longtown ...

Longtown is located in Panola County<1>.

Longtown is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Longtown: (662)

Adding Longtown 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 Longtown 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 Longtown 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 Longtown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Longtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Longtown - they are located in Alabama, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near Longtown ...

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

  • Senatobia [Tate County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senatobia
    • Senatobia [Tate County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Longtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia<5>
  • Batesville [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesville
    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Longtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<5>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Longtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
  • Coldwater [Tate County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
    • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Longtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marks [Quitman County]
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      • Marks [Quitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks<5>
    • Como [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Como
      • Como [Panola County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<5>
    • Tunica [Tunica County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunica
      • Tunica [Tunica County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunica have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunica<5>
    • Crenshaw [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crenshaw
      • Crenshaw [Panola County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw<5>
    • Sledge [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sledge
      • Sledge [Quitman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sledge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sledge
    • Falcon [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falcon
      • Falcon [Quitman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Longtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falcon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falcon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longtown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Panola County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Longtown. 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 Panola, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Longtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Longtown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Longtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Longtown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5132, Longitude: -90.1233    
<4>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.
<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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