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Our Genealogy Helper for North Union ...

So far, we have found very little information about North Union. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added North Union to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with North Union, please Contact Us.


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 North Union (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 North Union. 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.

Name Variations for North Union ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations, abbreviations or people who just guessed at the name.

For example, a typical abbreviation for North Union: N. Union

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Although our information shows that the community of North Union is historic, it would have been located within present day Attala 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 Attala County: Carroll, Choctaw, Holmes, Leake, Madison, Montgomery, Neshoba, Winston & Yazoo.

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

  • Attala County     (The home county of North Union)
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
    • Kosciusko [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kosciusko
      • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<4>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<4>
    • Ethel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
  • Carroll County
    • Vaiden [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaiden
      • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<4>
    • Coila [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coila
      • Coila [Carroll County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coila
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<4>
    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Carrollton
      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
  • Choctaw County
    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Camp
      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<4>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weir
      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<4>
    • Bankston [Choctaw County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bankston
      • Bankston [Choctaw County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bankston. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
      • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<4>
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<4>
  • Grenada County
    • Grenada [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
      • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada<4>
  • Holmes County
    • West [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West
      • West [Holmes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<4>
    • Durant [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
      • Durant [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<4>
    • Acona [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acona
      • Acona [Holmes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acona
    • Goodman [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
      • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<4>
    • Lexington [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<4>
    • Richland [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Holmes County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
    • Pickens [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<4>
    • Jones Crossing [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Crossing
      • Jones Crossing [Holmes County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Crossing
    • Gwin [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwin
      • Gwin [Holmes County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwin
    • Tchula [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
      • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
  • Leake County
    • Carthage [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Leake County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,782 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<4>
  • Leflore County
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidon
      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Greenwood [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<4>
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
  • Montgomery County
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
    • Winona [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winona
      • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,964 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<4>
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
      • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
    • Sweatman [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweatman
      • Sweatman [Montgomery County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweatman
  • Oktibbeha County
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<4>
  • Webster County
    • Eupora [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
      • Eupora [Webster County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<4>
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
  • Winston County
    • Louisville [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
      • Louisville [Winston County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,983 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<4>
    • Noxapater [Winston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noxapater
      • Noxapater [Winston County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxapater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noxapater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxapater<4>
  • Yazoo County
    • Eden [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eden
      • Eden [Yazoo County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden

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

Newspapers Published in North Union ...

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 65 newspapers that have been published in the area around North Union.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of North Union, there are papers which were published within 26 miles [41.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for North Union.

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 either 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 North Union:

  • 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 Mississippi

Cemeteries Near North Union ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of North Union.

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 North Union covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • North Union Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Union Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Union Cemetery
  • Rocky Point Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Point Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rocky Point Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Point Cemetery
  • Mayo Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mayo Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mayo Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayo Cemetery
  • Thornton Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thornton Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thornton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thornton Cemetery
  • Brister Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brister Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brister Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brister Cemetery
  • Unity Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Unity Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Unity Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Smyrna Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smyrna Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smyrna Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna Cemetery
    • Himan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Himan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Himan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Himan Cemetery
    • Palmer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Palmer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Palmer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmer Cemetery
    • Daniel Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Daniel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Daniel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel Cemetery
    • Sand Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sand Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sand Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill Cemetery
    • Shiloh Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shiloh Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shiloh Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh Cemetery
    • Guess Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Guess Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Guess Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guess Cemetery
    • Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Pilgrim Cemetery
    • Providence Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Providence Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence 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.

While we didn't find North Union in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of North Union.

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

  • Hesterville [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesterville
    • Hesterville [Attala County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hesterville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesterville
  • Beatty [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beatty
    • Beatty [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Beatty had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatty have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beatty
  • Chita [Attala County] - Historic
    • While Chita was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chita
    • Chita [Attala County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of North Union
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chita had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chita have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Vaiden [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaiden
    • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 533 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Vaiden had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<4>
  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kosciusko
    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,394 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Kosciusko had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<4>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,259 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Durant had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<4>
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    • McAdams [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAdams
      • McAdams [Attala County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McAdams had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAdams have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAdams
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 156 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sallis had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<4>
    • Poplar Creek [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Creek
      • Poplar Creek [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 76 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Creek
    • Emory [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emory
      • Emory [Holmes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Emory had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory
    • Ethel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ethel had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
    • Huntsville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 76 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Foltz [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foltz
      • Foltz [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Foltz had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foltz have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foltz
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 52 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Newtonville [Attala County] - Historic
      • While Newtonville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newtonville
      • Newtonville [Attala County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around North Union. See our List of 1890's Communities around North Union.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Attala County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 North Union, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2015, Longitude: -89.6959       In this case, the coordinates for North Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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