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Lynchburg, Mississippi
(DeSoto County)

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The location of Lynchburg

Welcome to Lynchburg ...

Lynchburg is located in DeSoto County.

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

Lynchburg is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Lynchburg: (662)

Communities near Lynchburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lynchburg and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Marion (AR)   [Map]   12,440   N   18 miles [29 km]
West Memphis (AR)   [Map]   24,860   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Coldwater   [Map]   1,572   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hernando   [Map]   15,981   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Olive Branch   [Map]   37,435   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Southaven   [Map]   54,031   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lynchburg ...

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

Beyond Mississippi, there are 14 communities that are also named Lynchburg - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

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 Lynchburg. 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 Lynchburg. 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 Lynchburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynchburg ...

Looking for more information about Lynchburg? 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.

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

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About DeSoto County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeSoto County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Lynchburg) 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 Lynchburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lynchburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynchburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9623, Longitude: -90.0959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynchburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lynchburg.

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