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Welcome to Montpelier ...

Montpelier is located in Clay County<1>.

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

When the people of Montpelier refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Montpelierite<3>

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

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

Montpelier is located in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Montpelier ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Montpelier - they are located in California, Georgia (2), Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Vermont, Virginia (3) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Montpelier ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Montpelier
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<6>
  • West Point [Clay County]
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    • West Point [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Montpelier
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<6>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Montpelier
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<6>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
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    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Montpelier
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Montpelier
      • 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.
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    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
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      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Montpelier
      • 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<6>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
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      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Montpelier
      • 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
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
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      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Montpelier
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Griffith [Clay County]
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      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Montpelier
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Pheba [Clay County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montpelier ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Clay County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montpelier. 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 Clay, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Montpelier refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Montpelier may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montpelier - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Montpelier) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montpelier. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7179, Longitude: -88.9478       In this case, the coordinates for Montpelier have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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