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Welcome to Old Myrtle ...

Old Myrtle is located in Union County<1>.

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

Old Myrtle is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Old Myrtle is located in the (662) area code.

Communities near Old Myrtle ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Myrtle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<5>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Old Myrtle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Ripley [Tippah County]
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    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Myrtle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
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    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Myrtle
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
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      • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
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      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<5>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
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      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<5>
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<5>
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Myrtle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Myrtle ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Union County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Union, 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 Old Myrtle - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Old Myrtle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Myrtle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5276, Longitude: -89.1226       In this case, the coordinates for Old Myrtle 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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