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Longview, Mississippi
(Oktibbeha County)

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Welcome to Longview ...

Longview is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

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

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

Longview is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding Longview 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 Longview 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 Longview 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 Longview on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Longview ...

While we believe that this Longview is located in Oktibbeha County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Longview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Monroe and Pontotoc County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 32 communities that are also named Longview - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3), Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Longview ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Longview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Longview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<5>
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Longview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Longview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crawford [Lowndes County]
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      • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Longview
      • Estimated population in 2019: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<5>
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Longview
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Longview
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Longview
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Longview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Pheba [Clay 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 Longview. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Longview.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longview ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Oktibbeha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Longview. 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 Oktibbeha, 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 Longview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Longview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4040, Longitude: -88.9212       In this case, the coordinates for Longview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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