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(Attala County)

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Welcome to Macedonia ...

So far, we have found very little information about Macedonia. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Macedonia to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Macedonia, please Contact Us.


Macedonia would have been located within present day Attala County<2>.

The location of Macedonia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Macedonia is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Macedonia was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Macedonia once stood is in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Macedonia ...

While we believe that this Macedonia is located in Attala County, we know of another 5 Mississippi communities named Macedonia. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chickasaw, Forrest, Lee, Noxubee and Union County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 57 communities that are also named Macedonia - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (4), Connecticut, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (4), Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (6), Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (7), Texas (6) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Macedonia ...

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

  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
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    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Macedonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<6>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Macedonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Vaiden [Carroll County]
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    • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Macedonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<6>
  • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Macedonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
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      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<6>
    • Ethel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Camp
      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<6>
    • West [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West
      • West [Holmes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Macedonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Macedonia, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Attala, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macedonia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Macedonia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macedonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1848, Longitude: -89.5965       In this case, the coordinates for Macedonia 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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