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Welcome to Magnolia ...

The city of Magnolia is located in Pike County<1> and is the County Seat for Pike County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Magnolia has a population of 2,199 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Magnolia is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Magnolia: (601) & (769)<4>

The ZIP code for Magnolia: 39652<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Magnolia had an population of 2,199 people. This is a decrease of 9.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Magnolia had a population of 2,420 people (or 5.99% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Magnolia the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Magnolia represents 0.08% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,420 people, the population of Magnolia increased 16.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,071 people).

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

Communities Also Named Magnolia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 57 communities that are also named Magnolia - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana (9), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey (4), New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Magnolia ...

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

  • McComb (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<7>
  • Kentwood (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
    • Kentwood lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Magnolia and is located in Tangipahoa Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<7>
  • Summit (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<7>
  • Tylertown (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tylertown
    • Tylertown lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Magnolia and is located in Walthall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<7>
  • Tangipahoa (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangipahoa
    • Tangipahoa lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Magnolia and is located in Tangipahoa Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 865 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangipahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangipahoa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangipahoa<7>
  • Osyka (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osyka
    • Osyka lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 407 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<7>
  • Bear Town (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
    • Bear Town lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town
  • Chatawa (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatawa
    • Chatawa lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatawa have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatawa
  • Bacots (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
    • Bacots lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Magnolia and is located in Pike County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
  • McElveen (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
    • McElveen lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Magnolia and is located in Amite County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Magnolia. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Magnolia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Magnolia ...

Looking for more information about Magnolia? 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 Magnolia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Magnolia.

Adding Magnolia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Magnolia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Magnolia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Magnolia on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Magnolia on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Magnolia

The Communities of Mississippi

About Pike County

About Mississippi

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

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 Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Magnolia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Magnolia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Magnolia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Magnolia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Magnolia) 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 Magnolia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MagnoliaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magnolia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1440, Longitude: -90.4601    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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