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Welcome to Mayersville ...

The town of Mayersville is located in Issaquena County<1> and is the County Seat for Issaquena County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mayersville has a population of 591 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mayersville is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mayersville had an population of 591 people. This is an increase of 8.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mayersville had a population of 547 people (or 38.9% of the total population of Issaquena County). This makes Mayersville the county's most populous community.

The population of Mayersville represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 201st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 547 people, the population of Mayersville decreased 31.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 795 people).

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

Adding Mayersville 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 Mayersville 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 Mayersville 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 Mayersville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Mayersville ...

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

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Mayersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<6>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Mayersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<6>
  • Eudora [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
    • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mayersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<6>
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mayersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
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      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mayersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<6>
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Mayersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Issaquena [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Issaquena
      • Issaquena [Sharkey County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mayersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Issaquena
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Mayersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Mayersville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mayersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mayersville ...

Looking for more information about Mayersville? 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 Mayersville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mayersville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mayersville. 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 Issaquena, 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 Mayersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mayersville - 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- Mayersville) 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 Mayersville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mayersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mayersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8965, Longitude: -91.0467       In this case, the coordinates for Mayersville 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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