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Welcome to Mileston ...

Mileston is located in Holmes County<1>.

Mileston is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mileston is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding Mileston 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 Mileston 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 Mileston elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Mileston on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities near Mileston ...

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

  • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Mileston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
    • Former names for Yazoo City:
    • Hannan's Bluff
    • Manchester
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<4>
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Mileston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Mileston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<4>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Mileston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Mileston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Mileston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Mileston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Mileston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Bee Lake [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Lake
      • Bee Lake [Holmes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Mileston
      • Bee Lake has also been known as:
      • Bee Lake Plantation
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Lake
    • Gwin [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwin
      • Gwin [Holmes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Mileston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mileston ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mileston. 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 Holmes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mileston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Mileston) 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 Mileston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mileston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mileston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1109, Longitude: -90.2738    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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