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Welcome to Nettleton ...

The city of Nettleton is primarily located in Lee County<1>. A portion of Nettleton extends into Monroe County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nettleton has a population of 1,919 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Nettleton.

Nettleton is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Nettleton lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nettleton had an population of 1,919 people. This is a decrease of 3.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nettleton had a population of 1,992 people. This makes Nettleton the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Nettleton represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,992 people, the population of Nettleton increased 3.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,932 people).

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

Adding Nettleton 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 Nettleton 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 Nettleton 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 Nettleton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Nettleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Nettleton - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Nettleton ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
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    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Nettleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • Amory [Monroe County]
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    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Nettleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<6>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
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    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Nettleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<6>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Nettleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton 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 Fulton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Lee County]
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      • Verona [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<6>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
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      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Nettleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nettleton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lee County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nettleton. 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 Lee, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nettleton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nettleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Nettleton) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nettleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0852, Longitude: -88.6248       In this case, the coordinates for Nettleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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