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Welcome to McLain ...

The town of McLain is located in Greene County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McLain has a population of 436 people<3> (see below for details).

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

McLain is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for McLain: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McLain had an population of 436 people. This is a decrease of 1.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McLain had a population of 441 people. This makes McLain the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of McLain represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 226th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 441 people, the population of McLain decreased 26.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 603 people).

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

Communities Also Named McLain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named McLain - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near McLain ...

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

  • Lucedale [George County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucedale
    • Lucedale [George County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of McLain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucedale<7>
  • Richton [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
    • Richton [Perry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of McLain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<7>
  • Beaumont [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaumont
    • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of McLain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
  • Leakesville [Greene County]
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    • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of McLain
    • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of McLain
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<7>
    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of McLain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
    • Clark [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
      • Clark [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of McLain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Carson City [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson City
      • Carson City [Greene County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northeast of McLain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson City
    • Brown Town [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brown Town
      • Brown Town [Greene County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the east of McLain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Town
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the west of McLain
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLain ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greene County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McLain. 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 Greene, 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 McLain.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McLain - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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- McLain) 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 McLain. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McLain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McLain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1037, Longitude: -88.8239       In this case, the coordinates for McLain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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