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Welcome to Misterton ...

Misterton is located in Grenada County<1>.

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

Misterton is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Misterton lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Misterton 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 Misterton 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 Misterton 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 Misterton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Misterton ...

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

  • Grenada [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
    • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Misterton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada<5>
  • Winona [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Misterton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,964 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<5>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Misterton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<5>
  • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Misterton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Misterton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Misterton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<5>
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Misterton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Misterton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Misterton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Misterton
      • 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 Misterton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Misterton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Misterton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Misterton. 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 Grenada, 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 Misterton - 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- Misterton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Misterton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7079, Longitude: -89.5823       In this case, the coordinates for Misterton 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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