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Welcome to Lorenzen ...

Lorenzen is located in Sharkey County<1>.

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

Lorenzen is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lorenzen: (662)

Adding Lorenzen 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 Lorenzen 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 Lorenzen 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 Lorenzen on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Lorenzen ...

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

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
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    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Lorenzen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Lorenzen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
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    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Lorenzen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<5>
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Lorenzen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
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      • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Lorenzen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
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      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Lorenzen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
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      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Lorenzen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lorenzen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Lorenzen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Lorenzen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lorenzen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lorenzen. 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 Sharkey, 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 Lorenzen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Lorenzen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lorenzen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9487, Longitude: -90.9065       In this case, the coordinates for Lorenzen 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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