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Welcome to Nason ...

Nason is located in Grenada County<1>.

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

Nason is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Nason lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Nason ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Nason - it's located in Illinois.

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

Communities near Nason ...

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

  • Grenada [Grenada County]
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    • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Nason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada<5>
  • Winona [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
    • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Nason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,830 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<5>
  • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
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    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Nason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,760 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
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    • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Nason
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Nason
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<5>
    • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County]
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      • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Nason
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillatoba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillatoba
    • Jefferson [Carroll County]
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      • Jefferson [Carroll County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Nason
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
    • Memphis Junction [Grenada County]
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      • Memphis Junction [Grenada County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Nason
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis Junction
    • Elliott [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elliott
      • Elliott [Grenada County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Nason
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott
    • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Foot Fork
      • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Nason
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Foot Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nason ...

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

Adding Nason to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nason in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Nason was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nason on our Genealogy Page.

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About Grenada County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nason. 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 Grenada, 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 Nason - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nason) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nason. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7232, Longitude: -89.8987       In this case, the coordinates for Nason 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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