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Welcome to Minerva ...

Minerva is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Minerva is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Minerva is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Minerva to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Minerva in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Minerva was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Minerva on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Minerva ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Minerva - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Minerva ...

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

  • Winona [Montgomery County]
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    • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<5>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
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    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<5>
  • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
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    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,760 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • Vaiden [Carroll County]
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    • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
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      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 538 people
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    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<5>
    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
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      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<5>
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Minerva
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minerva ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minerva. 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 Montgomery, 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 Minerva - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Minerva) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minerva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5285, Longitude: -89.5792       In this case, the coordinates for Minerva have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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