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Welcome to Melton ...

Melton is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Melton is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Melton: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Melton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Melton - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Manitoba, Missouri (2), New Jersey and Texas.

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

Communities near Melton ...

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

  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Melton
    • 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>
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Melton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<6>
  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Melton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<6>
  • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Melton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
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      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Melton
      • 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>
    • Harriston [Jefferson County]
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Melton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
    • Hamburg [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Melton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Melton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Selma [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
      • Selma [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Melton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Melton. 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 Jefferson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Melton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7866, Longitude: -91.0571       In this case, the coordinates for Melton 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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