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Welcome to Mitchell ...

Mitchell is located in Tippah County<1>.

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

Mitchell is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mitchell is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Mitchell 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell 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 Mitchell on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mitchell ...

While we believe that this Mitchell is located in Tippah County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Mitchell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock and Union County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 44 communities that are also named Mitchell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ontario, Oregon (4), Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mitchell ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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      • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
    • Walnut [Tippah County]
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      • Walnut [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<5>
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mitchell ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tippah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mitchell. 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 Tippah, 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 Mitchell - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mitchell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7095, Longitude: -88.8431       In this case, the coordinates for Mitchell 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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