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Welcome to Natchez ...

The city of Natchez is located in Adams County and is the County Seat for Adams County.

When the people of Natchez refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Natchezian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Natchez has a population of 15,009 people<2> (see below for details).

Natchez was established in 1716.

The community of Natchez is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Natchez: (601) and (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Natchez had a population of 15,792 people (or 48.9% of the total population of Adams County). This makes Natchez the county's most populous community.

The population of Natchez represents 0.53% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,792 people, the population of Natchez decreased 14.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,464 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Natchez had an population of 15,009 people. This is a decrease of 4.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Natchez.

Communities near Natchez ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Clayton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Ridgecrest   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Waterproof   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Natchez

Located in Tensas Parish (LA)

Roxie   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Natchez

Located in Franklin County

West Ferriday   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Dunbarton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Monterey   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of Natchez

Located in Concordia Parish (LA)

Garden City   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Natchez

Located in Franklin County

Fayette   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Natchez

Located in Jefferson County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Natchez.

Communities Also Named Natchez ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Natchez - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Louisiana and Nevada.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Natchez. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Natchez. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Natchez. Our list includes 108 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Natchez:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Natchez ...

Looking for more information about Natchez? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Natchez, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Natchez.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Natchez refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Natchez may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Natchez.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Natchez - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Natchez) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Natchez. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Natchez

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Natchez. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5597, Longitude: -91.3937     [Map].

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