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Welcome to Marietta ...

The town of Marietta is located in Prentiss County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marietta has a population of 255 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Marietta is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 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).

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).

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

Adding Marietta 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 Marietta 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 Marietta 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 Marietta on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Marietta ...

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

  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<6>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Marietta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Bay [Franklin County]
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      • Red Bay [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bay<6>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
    • Belmont [Tishomingo County]
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      • Belmont [Tishomingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,988 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tishomingo
      • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Marietta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marietta. See our Newspapers 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 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 Marietta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Marietta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Prentiss County

About Mississippi

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: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Prentiss, 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 Marietta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marietta - 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- 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4999, Longitude: -88.4726       In this case, the coordinates for Marietta 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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