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Welcome to Mendenhall ...
The location of Mendenhall has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Mendenhall, you might consider that their post office opened in 1901.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mendenhall has a population of 2,417 people<3> (see below for details).
Mendenhall is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mendenhall lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Mendenhall: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mendenhall had an population of 2,417 people. This is a decrease of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.4% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mendenhall had a population of 2,504 people (which is 9.1% of the total population of Simpson County). This makes Mendenhall the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Mendenhall represents 0.08% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,504 people, the population of Mendenhall decreased 2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,555 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mendenhall.
Communities Also Named Mendenhall ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mendenhall - they are located in Arkansas and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mendenhall.
Communities near Mendenhall ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mendenhall.
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 Mendenhall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mendenhall.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mendenhall. 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 Mendenhall.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mendenhall. See our Newspapers Page for Mendenhall.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mendenhall ...
Looking for more information about Mendenhall? 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 Mendenhall, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mendenhall.
Adding Mendenhall to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mendenhall in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mendenhall was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Mendenhall on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Mendenhall.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Sep 2023