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Our Genealogy Helper for Muskedine ...

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 Muskedine (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 Muskedine. 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 east contained birth and death records; the county to the north 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.

Muskedine is located in Washington 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 Washington County: Chicot (AR), Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey & Sunflower.

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

  • Washington County     (The home county of Muskedine)
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • 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
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • 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<3>
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • Greenville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
      • Greenville [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<3>
    • Leland [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
      • Leland [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<3>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
  • Bolivar County
    • Choctaw [Bolivar County]
    • Scott [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Bolivar County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott
    • Grapeland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
      • Grapeland [Bolivar County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaw
      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaw
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benoit
      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<3>
    • Longshot [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longshot
      • Longshot [Bolivar County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longshot
    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyle
      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • 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<3>
    • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
      • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • 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<3>
    • Beulah [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
      • Beulah [Bolivar County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Pace [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pace
      • Pace [Bolivar County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pace
  • Hinds County
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City
  • Humphreys County
    • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gooden Lake
      • Gooden Lake [Humphreys County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gooden Lake
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belzoni
      • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<3>
    • Louise [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise
      • Louise [Humphreys County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • 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
    • Jaketown [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaketown
      • Jaketown [Humphreys County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaketown
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • 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
  • Issaquena County
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
      • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Leflore County
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
  • Sharkey County
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
      • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • 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<3>
    • Richey [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richey
      • Richey [Sharkey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richey
    • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolling Fork
      • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Fork
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolling Fork<3>
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
  • Sunflower County
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • 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
    • Indianola [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<3>
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
      • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Doddsville [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doddsville
      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doddsville
  • Ashley County (AR)
    • Montrose [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Ashley County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 304 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Portland [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
      • Portland [Ashley County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 388 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<3>
    • Parkdale [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkdale
      • Parkdale [Ashley County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkdale<3>
    • Wilmot [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmot
      • Wilmot [Ashley County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmot
  • Chicot County (AR)
    • Eudora [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
      • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<3>
    • Lake Village [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<3>
    • Dermott [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dermott
      • Dermott [Chicot County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,483 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dermott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dermott<3>
  • Desha County (AR)
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • McGehee [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGehee
      • McGehee [Desha County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<3>
    • Rohwer [Desha County]
  • Drew County (AR)
    • Jerome [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerome
      • Jerome [Drew County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerome
  • East Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
      • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<3>
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<3>
  • West Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilbourne
      • Kilbourne [West Carroll Parish] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilbourne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilbourne<3>
    • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<3>
    • Forest [West Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [West Carroll Parish] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Muskedine ...

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 32 newspapers that have been published in the area around Muskedine.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Muskedine, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Muskedine.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Muskedine:

  • 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 Arkansas
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Muskedine ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Muskedine.

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 Muskedine covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Graymound Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Graymound Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Graymound Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graymound Cemetery
  • Magruder Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Magruder Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Magruder Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Magruder Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magruder Cemetery
  • Macedonia Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Macedonia Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Macedonia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Macedonia Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia Cemetery
  • Arcola Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Arcola Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Arcola Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Arcola Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola Cemetery
  • Paxton Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Paxton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Paxton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Paxton Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxton Cemetery
  • Canaan Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Canaan Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Canaan Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Canaan Hill Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canaan Hill Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • New Foundation Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Foundation Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Foundation Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Foundation Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Foundation Cemetery
    • Clitonia Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Clitonia Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Clitonia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Clitonia Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine.
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    • Bellamy Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bellamy Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bellamy Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bellamy Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine.
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    • Lakeview Gardens Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lakeview Gardens Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lakeview Gardens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lakeview Gardens Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine.
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    • Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Zion Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine.
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    • Huddleston Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Huddleston Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Huddleston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Huddleston Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine.
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    • Section 16 Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Section 16 Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Section 16 Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Section 16 Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine.
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    • Morning Star Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morning Star Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morning Star Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Morning Star Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Muskedine.
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    • Old Refuge Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Refuge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Refuge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Refuge Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine.
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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 Muskedine in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Muskedine.

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

  • Avon [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
    • Avon [Washington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Avon had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avon
  • James [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James
    • James [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, James had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on James
  • Wayside [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayside
    • Wayside [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wayside had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayside
  • Lake Washington [Washington County] - Historic
    • While Lake Washington was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Washington
    • Lake Washington [Washington County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lake Washington had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Arcola [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
    • Arcola [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 375 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Arcola had a post office and railroad service
    • 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
  • Longwood [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longwood
    • Longwood [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Longwood had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Longwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List ...
    • Warsaw [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
      • Warsaw [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Warsaw had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Hollandale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
      • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 300 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hollandale had a post office and railroad service
      • 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<3>
    • Swiftwater [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swiftwater
      • Swiftwater [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Swiftwater had no post office or railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swiftwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lakeport [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeport
      • Lakeport [Chicot County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Muskedine
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 30 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lakeport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeport
    • Erwin [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Erwin had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Percy [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Percy
      • Percy [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Percy had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Percy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Percy
    • Overby [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overby
      • Overby [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Overby had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overby
    • Burdette [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burdette
      • Burdette [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Burdette had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burdette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burdette
    • Chatham [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
      • Chatham [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Muskedine
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chatham had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Muskedine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Muskedine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2246, Longitude: -90.9837       In this case, the coordinates for Muskedine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Muskedine, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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