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Welcome to Nesbit ...

Nesbit is located in DeSoto County<1>.

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

Nesbit is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Nesbit: (662)

Adding Nesbit to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Nesbit elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Nesbit ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Nesbit - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Nesbit ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
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    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Nesbit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Southaven [DeSoto County]
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    • Southaven [DeSoto County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Nesbit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southaven<5>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Nesbit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<5>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Nesbit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Horn Lake [DeSoto County]
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      • Horn Lake [DeSoto County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horn Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horn Lake<5>
    • Senatobia [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senatobia
      • Senatobia [Tate County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,610 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia<5>
    • Coldwater [Tate County]
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      • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<5>
    • Walls [DeSoto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walls
      • Walls [DeSoto County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,420 people
      • Former name for Walls:
      • Alpika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walls<5>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Nesbit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nesbit ...

Looking for more information about Nesbit? 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 Nesbit, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nesbit.

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About DeSoto County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

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 DeSoto, 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 Nesbit - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nesbit) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nesbit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8818, Longitude: -90.0087       In this case, the coordinates for Nesbit 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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