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Welcome to New Canaan ...

New Canaan is located in Benton County<1>.

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

New Canaan is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for New Canaan: (662)

Communities Also Named New Canaan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named New Canaan - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Ontario.

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

Communities near New Canaan ...

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

  • Ripley [Tippah County]
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    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of New Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of New Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Walnut [Tippah County]
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    • Walnut [Tippah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of New Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut<5>
  • Middleton [Hardeman County]
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    • Middleton [Hardeman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of New Canaan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton 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 Middleton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moscow [Fayette County]
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      • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<5>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
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      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<5>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Grand Junction [Fayette County]
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      • Grand Junction [Fayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Junction<5>
    • La Grange [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Fayette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of New Canaan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Canaan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Benton County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Canaan. 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 Benton, 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 New Canaan - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Canaan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Canaan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9476, Longitude: -89.1178       In this case, the coordinates for New Canaan 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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