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Welcome to Mitchell ...

Mitchell is located in Union County<1>.

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

Mitchell is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mitchell: (662)

Communities Also Named Mitchell ...

While we believe that this Mitchell is located in Union County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Mitchell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock and Tippah 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north 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>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
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      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
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      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<5>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<5>
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest 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>
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast 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 ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Union 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 Union, 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 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: 34.4284, Longitude: -89.0487       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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