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Our Genealogy Helper for Morgan Ferry ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Morgan Ferry (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Morgan Ferry. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Morgan Ferry is located in Monroe County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Lamar (AL), Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee & Lowndes.

Below are the counties that are near Morgan Ferry. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Morgan Ferry:

  • Monroe County     (The home county of Morgan Ferry)
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<2>
    • Cotton Gin Port [Monroe County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Gin Port
      • Cotton Gin Port [Monroe County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
    • Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wren
      • Wren [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wren
    • Amory [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
      • Amory [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Wren
      • New Wren [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wren
    • Hamilton [Monroe County]
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
    • Greenwood Springs [Monroe County]
    • Gattman [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattman
      • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Riggins [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riggins
      • Riggins [Monroe County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
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  • Calhoun County
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<2>
  • Chickasaw County
    • Egypt [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Chickasaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<2>
    • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Vleet
      • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
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    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
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  • Choctaw County
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clay County
    • Vinton [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Clay County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
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    • Una [Clay County]
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      • Una [Clay County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
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    • West Point [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Clay County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<2>
    • Abbott [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
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    • Griffith [Clay County]
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      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
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    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
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    • Pheba [Clay County]
  • Holmes County
    • Egypt [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Holmes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
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  • Itawamba County
    • Carolina [Itawamba County]
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      • Carolina [Itawamba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina
    • Abney [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abney
      • Abney [Itawamba County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
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    • Greenwood [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Itawamba County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<2>
    • Tremont [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
      • Tremont [Itawamba County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lee County
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<2>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<2>
    • Richmond [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Lee County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
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    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
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    • Mooreville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreville
      • Mooreville [Lee County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreville
    • Tupelo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<2>
    • Saltillo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
      • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lowndes County
    • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kolola Springs
      • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kolola Springs
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<2>
    • Columbus [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<2>
    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • New Hope [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Lowndes County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Crawford [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
      • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Oktibbeha County
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<2>
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Pontotoc County
    • Goodford [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodford
      • Goodford [Pontotoc County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
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    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
      • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<2>
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Webster County
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Fayette County (AL)
    • Belk [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belk
      • Belk [Fayette County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belk
  • Lamar County (AL)
    • Sulligent [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
      • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Vernon [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Detroit [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hightogy [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hightogy
      • Hightogy [Lamar County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
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    • Beaverton [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
      • Beaverton [Lamar County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Millport [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millport
      • Millport [Lamar County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kennedy [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy
      • Kennedy [Lamar County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
  • Marion County (AL)
    • Weston [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
      • Weston [Marion County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Guin [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
      • Guin [Marion County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin<2>
    • Hamilton [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Marion County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,606 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
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    • Gu-Win [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gu-Win
      • Gu-Win [Marion County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gu-Win
  • Pickens County (AL)
    • Ethelsville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethelsville
      • Ethelsville [Pickens County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethelsville

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Morgan Ferry, see our County-by-County Page for Morgan Ferry.

Newspapers Published in Morgan Ferry ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 58 newspapers that have been published in the area around Morgan Ferry.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Morgan Ferry, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Morgan Ferry.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Morgan Ferry:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Alabama
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Morgan Ferry ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Morgan Ferry.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Morgan Ferry covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Oak Lawn Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Lawn Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Lawn Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Lawn Park
  • Thompson Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thompson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thompson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Cemetery
  • Lackey Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lackey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lackey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lackey Cemetery
  • New Hope Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Hope Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope Cemetery
  • Buckingham Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buckingham Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Buckingham Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckingham Cemetery
  • Walker Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walker Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Walker Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Lebanon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lebanon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lebanon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lebanon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon Cemetery
    • Abbott Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Abbott Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Abbott Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Abbott Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott Cemetery
    • New Prospect Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Prospect Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Prospect Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Prospect Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect Cemetery
    • Burns Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Burns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Burns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Burns Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burns Cemetery
    • Greenbrier Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenbrier Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenbrier Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Greenbrier Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbrier Cemetery
    • Bransford Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bransford Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bransford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bransford Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bransford Cemetery
    • Ware Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ware Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ware Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ware Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware Hill Cemetery
    • Reedy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Reedy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Reedy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Reedy Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reedy Cemetery
    • Moore Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moore Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moore Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Moore Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Morgan Ferry in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Morgan Ferry.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Morgan Ferry, with the one closest to Morgan Ferry listed first.

  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,449 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Aberdeen had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<2>
  • Sykes [Monroe County] - Historic
    • While Sykes was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sykes
    • Sykes [Monroe County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sykes had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sykes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Binford [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Binford
    • Binford [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Binford had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Binford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Binford
  • Acker [Monroe County] - Historic
    • While Acker was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acker
    • Acker [Monroe County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Acker had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acker have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Greenbrier [Monroe County] - Historic
    • While Greenbrier was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbrier
    • Greenbrier [Monroe County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Greenbrier had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbrier have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Gibson [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gibson
    • Gibson [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gibson had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibson
  • Continue List ...
    • Muldon [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muldon
      • Muldon [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Morgan Ferry
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 116 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Muldon had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muldon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muldon
    • Hamilton [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Morgan Ferry
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<2>
    • Beeks [Monroe County] - Historic
      • While Beeks was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beeks
      • Beeks [Monroe County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Beeks had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beeks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Amory [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
      • Amory [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 739 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Amory had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<2>
    • Grubb Springs [Monroe County] - Historic
      • While Grubb Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grubb Springs
      • Grubb Springs [Monroe County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Morgan Ferry
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Grubb Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grubb Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Quincy [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morgan Ferry
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Quincy had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quincy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Egypt [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Chickasaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Morgan Ferry
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Egypt had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
    • Whites [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whites
      • Whites [Clay County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Morgan Ferry
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Whites had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whites have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whites
    • Central Grove [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central Grove
      • Central Grove [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Morgan Ferry
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Central Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central Grove

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Morgan Ferry. See our List of 1890's Communities around Morgan Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Morgan Ferry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Morgan Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morgan Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8371, Longitude: -88.5439       In this case, the coordinates for Morgan Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Morgan Ferry, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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