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Welcome to Marks ...

The city of Marks is located in Quitman County<1> and is the County Seat for Quitman County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marks has a population of 1,419 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Marks is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Marks is within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marks had an population of 1,419 people. This is a decrease of 18.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marks had a population of 1,735 people (which is 21.1% of the total population of Quitman County). This makes Marks the county's most populous community.

The population of Marks represents 0.06% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,735 people, the population of Marks increased 11.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,551 people).

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

Adding Marks 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 Marks 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 Marks 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 Marks on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Marks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Marks - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Michigan (2) and Ohio.

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

Communities near Marks ...

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

  • Clarksdale [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksdale
    • Clarksdale [Coahoma County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Marks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,894 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksdale
  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Marks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<6>
  • Jonestown [Coahoma County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
    • Jonestown [Coahoma County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Marks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,100 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown<6>
  • Crenshaw [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crenshaw
    • Crenshaw [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Marks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crowder [Panola County]
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      • Crowder [Panola County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
    • Courtland [Panola County]
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      • Courtland [Panola County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Sledge [Quitman County]
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      • Sledge [Quitman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sledge
    • Coahoma [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coahoma
      • Coahoma [Coahoma County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coahoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coahoma<6>
    • Lyon [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyon
      • Lyon [Coahoma County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyon
    • Lula [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lula
      • Lula [Coahoma County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Marks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<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 Marks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marks.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marks ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Quitman County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marks. 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 Quitman, 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 Marks.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marks - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Marks) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2535, Longitude: -90.2722       In this case, the coordinates for Marks 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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