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Welcome to Merigold ...
The location of Merigold has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Merigold has a population of 377 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Merigold.
Merigold is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Merigold lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Merigold: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Merigold had an population of 377 people. This is a decrease of 14.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 43.22% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Merigold had a population of 439 people. This makes Merigold the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Merigold represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 230th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 439 people, the population of Merigold decreased 33.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 664 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Merigold.
Adding Merigold 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 Merigold 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 Merigold 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 Merigold on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Merigold ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Merigold - it's located in Alabama.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Merigold.
Communities near Merigold ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Merigold.
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 Merigold. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Merigold.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Merigold. 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 Merigold.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Merigold. See our Newspapers Page for Merigold.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merigold ...
Looking for more information about Merigold? 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 Merigold, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Merigold.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Merigold. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021