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Welcome to Maben ...

The town of Maben is primarily located in Oktibbeha County<1>. A portion of Maben extends into Webster County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Maben has a population of 840 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Maben.

Maben is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Maben: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Maben had an population of 840 people. This is a decrease of 3.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Maben had a population of 871 people. This makes Maben the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Maben represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 871 people, the population of Maben increased 8.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 803 people).

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

Adding Maben 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 Maben 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 Maben 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 Maben on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Maben ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Maben - they are located in Alabama and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Maben ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Maben
    • 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<6>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Maben
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<6>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Maben
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<6>
  • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Maben
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mantee [Webster County]
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      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Maben
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Maben
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Maben
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Clarkson [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Maben
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Pheba [Clay County]
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Maben
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Maben. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Maben.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Maben ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Maben. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Maben.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maben - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Maben) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Maben. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Maben

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maben. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5544, Longitude: -89.0805       In this case, the coordinates for Maben have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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