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Welcome to Lynchburg ...

Lynchburg is located in DeSoto County<1>.

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

Lynchburg is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lynchburg lies within the (662) area code.

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.

Communities near Lynchburg ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Lynchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Southaven [DeSoto County]
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    • Southaven [DeSoto County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Lynchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southaven<5>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<5>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lynchburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<5>
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    • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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      • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<5>
    • Hernando [DeSoto County]
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      • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<5>
    • Marion [Crittenden County]
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      • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
    • Coldwater [Tate County]
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      • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<5>
    • Walls [DeSoto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walls
      • Walls [DeSoto County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,420 people
      • Former name for Walls:
      • Alpika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walls<5>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Lynchburg
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lynchburg.

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

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: www.desotoms.com/

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 DeSoto, 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 Lynchburg - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Lynchburg 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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