RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Meadville, Mississippi

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MS
Communities

















Welcome to Meadville ...

The town of Meadville is located in Franklin County<1> and is the County Seat for Franklin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Meadville has a population of 423 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Meadville is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Meadville had an population of 423 people. This is a decrease of 5.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Meadville had a population of 449 people (or 5.53% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Meadville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Meadville represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 449 people, the population of Meadville decreased 13.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 519 people).

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

Communities Also Named Meadville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Meadville - they are located in Alabama, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (2), Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Meadville ...

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

  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Meadville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Roxie [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Meadville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
  • Crosby [Amite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
    • Crosby [Amite County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Meadville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 270 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<6>
  • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Meadville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Apple [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
      • White Apple [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Meadville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple
    • Hamburg [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Meadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Mount Olive [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Amite County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Meadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Meadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Meadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Meadville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meadville ...

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

Adding Meadville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Meadville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Meadville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Meadville on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Meadville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Franklin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Meadville. 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 Franklin, 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 Meadville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Meadville - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Meadville) 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 Meadville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MeadvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meadville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4721, Longitude: -90.8930       In this case, the coordinates for Meadville 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022