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Welcome to Northwoods ...

Northwoods is located in Rankin County<1>.

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

Northwoods is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Northwoods: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Northwoods ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Northwoods - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Louisiana (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Northwoods ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Northwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Northwoods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton 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 Clinton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
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      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<6>
    • Canton [Madison County]
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      • Canton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<6>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwoods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northwoods ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

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 Rankin, 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 Northwoods - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Northwoods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwoods. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3710, Longitude: -90.0195       In this case, the coordinates for Northwoods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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