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Welcome to Mize ...

The town of Mize is located in Smith County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mize has a population of 323 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mize.

Mize is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mize: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mize had an population of 323 people. This is a decrease of 5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mize had a population of 340 people. This makes Mize the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Mize represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 241st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 340 people, the population of Mize increased 19.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 285 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mize.

Adding Mize 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 Mize 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 Mize 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 Mize on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mize ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mize - they are located in Georgia (2) and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Mize ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Mize
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<7>
  • Collins [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Mize
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
  • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
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    • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Mize
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mize
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raleigh [Smith County]
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      • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<7>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Mize
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mize ...

Looking for more information about Mize? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mize, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mize.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Smith County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mize. 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 Smith, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mize.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mize - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Mize) 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 Mize. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mize

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mize. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8671, Longitude: -89.5541       In this case, the coordinates for Mize have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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