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The location of Lula









Welcome to Lula ...

The town of Lula is located in Coahoma County.

The location of Lula has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lula has a population of 261 people<2> (see below for details).

Lula is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lula is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lula had a population of 298 people. This makes Lula the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Lula represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 298 people, the population of Lula decreased 19.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 370 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lula had an population of 261 people. This is a decrease of 12.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lula.

Communities near Lula ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lula and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Helena - West Helena (AR)   [Map]   10,701   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Helena (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
West Helena (AR)   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clarksdale   [Map]   15,732   S   18 miles [29 km]
Crenshaw   [Map]   848   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Friars Point   [Map]   1,064   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lula.

Communities Also Named Lula ...

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

Beyond Mississippi, there are 8 communities that are also named Lula - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Oklahoma, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lula. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lula. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lula.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lula:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lula ...

Looking for more information about Lula? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lula, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lula.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lula.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lula - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- Lula) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lula. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4545, Longitude: -90.4779     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lula have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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