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Welcome to New Houlka ...

The town of New Houlka is located in Chickasaw County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Houlka has a population of 607 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of New Houlka, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1884.

The town of New Houlka was previously named Houlka.

New Houlka is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

New Houlka is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Houlka had an population of 607 people. This is a decrease of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Houlka had a population of 626 people. This makes New Houlka the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Houlka represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 626 people, the population of New Houlka decreased 11.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 710 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Houlka.

Adding New Houlka 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 New Houlka 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 New Houlka 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 New Houlka on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near New Houlka ...

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

  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of New Houlka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of New Houlka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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    • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of New Houlka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
  • Bruce [Calhoun County]
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    • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of New Houlka
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
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      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<5>
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
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      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
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      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<5>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of New Houlka
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Houlka ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Houlka. 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 Chickasaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Houlka.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Houlka - 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- New Houlka) 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 New Houlka. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Houlka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Houlka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0366, Longitude: -89.0218    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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