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Welcome to Metcalfe ...

The town of Metcalfe is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Metcalfe has a population of 965 people<3> (see below for details).

Metcalfe is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Metcalfe lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Metcalfe had an population of 965 people. This is a decrease of 9.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Metcalfe had a population of 1,067 people. This makes Metcalfe the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Metcalfe represents 0.04% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,067 people, the population of Metcalfe decreased 3.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,109 people).

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

Communities Also Named Metcalfe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Metcalfe - they are located in Kentucky and Ontario (3).

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

Communities near Metcalfe ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
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    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Metcalfe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<6>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Metcalfe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<6>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
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    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Metcalfe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<6>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Metcalfe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Metcalfe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<6>
    • Arcola [Washington County]
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      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Metcalfe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
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      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Metcalfe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Scott [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Metcalfe
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    • Grapeland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
      • Grapeland [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Metcalfe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Metcalfe ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Metcalfe. 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 Washington, 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 Metcalfe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Metcalfe - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Metcalfe) 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 Metcalfe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Metcalfe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Metcalfe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4506, Longitude: -91.0018       In this case, the coordinates for Metcalfe 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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