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Mound City, Mississippi
(Bolivar County)

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Welcome to Mound City ...

Mound City is located in Bolivar County<1>.

Mound City is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mound City lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Mound City 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 Mound City 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 Mound City 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 Mound City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Mound City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Mound City: This one is located in Bolivar County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 12 communities that are also named Mound City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Mound City ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Mound City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,073 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<5>
  • Shelby [Bolivar County]
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    • Shelby [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Mound City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<5>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Mound City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
  • Rosedale [Bolivar County]
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    • Rosedale [Bolivar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Mound City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County]
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      • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound Bayou
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound Bayou<5>
    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Renova
    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
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      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<5>
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<5>
    • Gunnison [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunnison
      • Gunnison [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunnison
    • Merigold [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merigold
      • Merigold [Bolivar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Mound City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Merigold have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merigold
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merigold<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mound City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Bolivar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mound City. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Mound City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mound City) 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 Mound City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mound City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mound City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7793, Longitude: -90.9174    
<4>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.
<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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