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Welcome to Obadiah ...

Obadiah is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Obadiah is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Obadiah: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities near Obadiah ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
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    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Obadiah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Obadiah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • De Kalb [Kemper County]
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    • De Kalb [Kemper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Obadiah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Kalb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Kalb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Kalb<6>
  • Chunky [Newton County]
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    • Chunky [Newton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Obadiah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Obadiah
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    • Collinsville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Collinsville [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Obadiah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Obadiah
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    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
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      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Obadiah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Obadiah
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    • Smith [Lauderdale County]
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      • Smith [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Obadiah
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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 Obadiah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Obadiah.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Obadiah ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.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 Lauderdale, 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 Obadiah - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Obadiah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Obadiah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5124, Longitude: -88.7267       In this case, the coordinates for Obadiah 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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