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Welcome to Montevista ...

Montevista is located in Webster County<1>.

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

Montevista is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Montevista is located in the (662) area code.

Adding Montevista 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 Montevista 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 Montevista 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 Montevista on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Montevista ...

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

  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Montevista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Montevista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<5>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Montevista
    • 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>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Montevista
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
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      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Montevista
      • 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
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Montevista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
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      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Montevista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Montevista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Montevista
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Montevista
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montevista ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Webster County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montevista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7051, Longitude: -89.2356       In this case, the coordinates for Montevista 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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