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Welcome to Murphy ...

Murphy is located in Washington County<1>.

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

Murphy is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Murphy is located in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Murphy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Murphy: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Yalobusha County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 23 communities that are also named Murphy - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kentucky, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Murphy ...

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

  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Murphy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Murphy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<5>
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
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    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Murphy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<5>
  • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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    • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Murphy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
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    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
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      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Murphy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<5>
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Murphy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Murphy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Murphy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Murphy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Murphy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murphy ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murphy. 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 Washington, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murphy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Murphy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murphy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1210, Longitude: -90.7015       In this case, the coordinates for Murphy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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