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Our Genealogy Helper for Newman ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Newman (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Newman. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Newman is located in Hinds County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hinds County: Claiborne, Copiah, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Warren & Yazoo.

Below are the counties that are near Newman. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Newman:

  • Hinds County     (The home county of Newman)
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<2>
    • Learned [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<2>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<2>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<2>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Clinton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<2>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byram
      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<2>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<2>
    • Choctaw Village [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Village
      • Choctaw Village [Hinds County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Village
    • Jackson [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<2>
  • Claiborne County
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<2>
  • Copiah County
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Newman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<2>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<2>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
  • Madison County
    • Adelle [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adelle
      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle
    • Flora [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
      • Flora [Madison County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<2>
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<2>
    • Madison [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Madison County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<2>
  • Rankin County
    • Alonzo [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alonzo
      • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alonzo
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<2>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<2>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowood
      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<2>
    • Pearl [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
      • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<2>
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<2>
  • Warren County
    • Vicksburg [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
      • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<2>
  • Yazoo County
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonia
      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<2>
  • East Carroll Parish (LA)
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Newman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<2>
  • Madison Parish (LA)
    • Delta [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<2>
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Richmond [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Madison Parish] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Tallulah [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallulah
      • Tallulah [Madison Parish] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallulah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallulah<2>
  • Tensas Parish (LA)
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
      • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<2>
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Newman, see our County-by-County Page for Newman.

Newspapers Published in Newman ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 109 newspapers that have been published in the area around Newman.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Newman, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Newman.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Newman:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Newman ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Newman.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Newman covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Belmont Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Belmont Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Belmont Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont Cemetery
  • Henry Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henry Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henry Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry Cemetery
  • Cook Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cook Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cook Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Cemetery
  • Montgomery Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montgomery Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montgomery Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery Cemetery
  • McElwee Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McElwee Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McElwee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElwee Cemetery
  • Turner Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Turner Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Turner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Hutchins Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hutchins Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hutchins Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hutchins Cemetery
    • Hart Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hart Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Cemetery
    • Nalley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nalley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nalley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Nalley Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nalley Cemetery
    • Auburn Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Auburn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Auburn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Auburn Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn Cemetery
    • Mt. Albin Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Albin Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Albin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Albin Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Albin Cemetery
    • Henderson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henderson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henderson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Henderson Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson Cemetery
    • Chatham Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chatham Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chatham Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chatham Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham Cemetery
    • Friendship Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Friendship Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Friendship Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship Cemetery
    • Seven Star Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Seven Star Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Seven Star Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Seven Star Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Newman.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seven Star Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Newman had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Newman, with the one closest to Newman listed first.

  • Newman [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newman
    • Newman [Hinds County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Newman
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newman had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newman
  • Cayuga [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
    • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Newman
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cayuga had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
  • Reganton [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reganton
    • Reganton [Claiborne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Reganton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reganton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reganton
  • Bovina [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bovina
    • Bovina [Warren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Newman
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bovina had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bovina have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bovina
  • Newmans [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newmans
    • Newmans [Warren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Newman
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newmans had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newmans have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newmans
  • Edwards [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
    • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Newman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Edwards had a post office and railroad service
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    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 370 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Utica had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Adams [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
      • Adams [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Newman
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Adams had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 119 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Learned had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oakley [Hinds County]
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      • Oakley [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Newman
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oakley had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
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      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 58 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rocky Springs had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Vicksburg [Warren County]
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      • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Newman
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13,373 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vicksburg had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stout [Warren County]
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      • Stout [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Newman
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stout had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stout have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Humphreys [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humphreys
      • Humphreys [Claiborne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Newman
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Humphreys had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humphreys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
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      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Newman
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Carpenter had a post office and railroad service
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We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Newman. See our List of 1890's Communities around Newman.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Newman ...

While our initial data about Newman came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Newman in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Newman.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Newman:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Newman. See our Misc Page for Newman for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Newman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2357, Longitude: -90.6973       In this case, the coordinates for Newman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Newman, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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