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Welcome to Mathiston ...
The location of Mathiston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mathiston has a population of 664 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mathiston.
Mathiston is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mathiston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mathiston is located in the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mathiston had an population of 664 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.78% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mathiston had a population of 698 people (which is 8.17% of the total population of Choctaw County). This makes Mathiston the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Mathiston represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 698 people, the population of Mathiston decreased 3.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 720 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mathiston.
Adding Mathiston 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 Mathiston 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 Mathiston 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 Mathiston on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Mathiston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mathiston.
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 Mathiston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mathiston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mathiston. 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 Mathiston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mathiston. See our Newspapers Page for Mathiston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mathiston ...
Looking for more information about Mathiston? 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 Mathiston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mathiston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mathiston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021