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Welcome to Mound Bayou ...

The city of Mound Bayou is located in Bolivar County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mound Bayou has a population of 1,370 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mound Bayou is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mound Bayou is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mound Bayou had an population of 1,370 people. This is a decrease of 10.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mound Bayou had a population of 1,533 people. This makes Mound Bayou the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Mound Bayou represents 0.05% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,533 people, the population of Mound Bayou decreased 27.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,102 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mound Bayou.

Communities near Mound Bayou ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Mound Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,073 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
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    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Mound Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<6>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
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    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Mound Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<6>
  • Shelby [Bolivar County]
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    • Shelby [Bolivar County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Mound Bayou
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Drew [Sunflower County]
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      • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<6>
    • Rosedale [Bolivar County]
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      • Rosedale [Bolivar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<6>
    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
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      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<6>
    • Gunnison [Bolivar County]
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      • Gunnison [Bolivar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Mound Bayou
      • Estimated population in 2019: 408 people
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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 Mound Bayou. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mound Bayou.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mound Bayou. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mound Bayou.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mound Bayou ...

Looking for more information about Mound Bayou? 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 Mound Bayou, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mound Bayou.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Bolivar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bolivar County: www.co.bolivar.ms.us/

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 Bolivar, 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 Mound Bayou.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mound Bayou - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Mound Bayou) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mound Bayou. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mound Bayou

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound Bayou. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8808, Longitude: -90.7280       In this case, the coordinates for Mound Bayou 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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