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Welcome to Minter City ...

Minter City is primarily located in Leflore County<1>. A portion of Minter City extends into Tallahatchie County.

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

Minter City is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Minter City is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Minter City 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 Minter City 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 Minter City 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 Minter City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Minter City ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
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    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Minter City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<5>
  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Minter City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<5>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruleville
    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Minter City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<5>
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Minter City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Drew [Sunflower County]
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      • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<5>
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
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      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Minter City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minter City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Leflore County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minter City. 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 Leflore, 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 Minter City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Minter City) 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 Minter City. 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 Minter City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minter City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7534, Longitude: -90.2945       In this case, the coordinates for Minter City 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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