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About Murphy Ferry (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Humphreys County (see below)

Time Zone: Murphy Ferry lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (662)

Elevation: 70 feet [21.34 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Murphy Ferry:

Lat:   33.122100°   (or 33°7'19" N)

Lon:   -90.697900°   (or -90°41'52" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Richey<3>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Murphy Ferry

GNIS ID:   674485

FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Murphy Ferry)


About Humphreys County

The community of Belzoni is the County Seat for Humphreys County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Humphreys)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<4>     8,064   (13.98% decrease since 2010)  
2010     9,375   (16.34% decrease since 2000)
2000:     11,206

Total Area:<5>   431.2 sq. miles [1,116.9 km²]   - of which 2.96% is water (12.74 sq. miles [33 km²])

Housing Units: <6>   3,855

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Humphreys

GNIS ID:   695750

FIPS State / County Code:   28 / 053

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Murphy Ferry)


About Mississippi

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     2,976,149   (0.3% increase since 2010)  
2010:     2,967,297   (4.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,844,658

Websites for State of Mississippi

Official Website:   https://www.ms.gov/

Tourism:   https://visitmississippi.org/

Parks:   www.mdwfp.com/

Fishing:   https://www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating/

Hunting:   https://www.mdwfp.com/wildlife-hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Mississippi

GNIS ID:   1779790

FIPS State:   28

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Murphy Ferry)

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murphy Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Murphy Ferry, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<3>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Murphy Ferry.
<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Murphy Ferry. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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