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Welcome to Marietta ...

The town of Marietta is located in Prentiss County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Marietta has a population of 255 people<1> (see below for details).

Marietta is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Marietta: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marietta had a population of 256 people. This makes Marietta the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 256 people, the population of Marietta increased 3.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 248 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Marietta had an population of 255 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.82% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Marietta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Marietta and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Red Bay (AL)   [Map]   3,119   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Baldwyn   [Map]   3,332   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Belmont   [Map]   2,032   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Booneville   [Map]   8,744   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fulton   [Map]   4,066   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntown   [Map]   2,720   W   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Marietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Marietta - they are located in Alabama, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Marietta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marietta. 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 Marietta.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marietta ...

Looking for more information about Marietta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Marietta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Marietta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Marietta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Marietta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marietta.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marietta - 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Marietta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marietta) 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 Marietta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marietta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4999, Longitude: -88.4726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marietta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Marietta.