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Welcome to North Tunica ...

North Tunica is located in Tunica County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Tunica: N. Tunica

North Tunica is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for North Tunica: (662)

Communities near North Tunica ...

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

  • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County]
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    • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of North Tunica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,299 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena - West Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena - West Helena
  • West Helena [Phillips County]
  • Helena [Phillips County]
  • Hughes [Saint Francis County]
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    • Hughes [Saint Francis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of North Tunica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hughes<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crenshaw [Panola County]
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      • Crenshaw [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of North Tunica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw<5>
    • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseshoe Lake
      • Horseshoe Lake [Crittenden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of North Tunica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseshoe Lake
    • Lula [Coahoma County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lula
      • Lula [Coahoma County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of North Tunica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lula<5>
    • Memphis [DeSoto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
      • Memphis [DeSoto County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of North Tunica
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Newport [DeSoto County]
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      • Newport [DeSoto County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of North Tunica
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Mhoon Landing [Tunica County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mhoon Landing
      • Mhoon Landing [Tunica County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of North Tunica
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mhoon Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Tunica ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Tunica County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tunica County: www.tunicacounty.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 Tunica, 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 North Tunica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- North Tunica) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Tunica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7009, Longitude: -90.3782       In this case, the coordinates for North Tunica 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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