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Welcome to Onward ...

Onward is located in Sharkey County<1>.

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

Onward is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Onward: (662)

Communities Also Named Onward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Onward - they are located in British Columbia, Indiana, North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Onward ...

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

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Onward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<5>
  • Rolling Fork [Sharkey County]
  • Anguilla [Sharkey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anguilla
    • Anguilla [Sharkey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Onward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anguilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anguilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anguilla<5>
  • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Onward
    • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Onward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Chotard [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
      • Chotard [Issaquena County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Onward
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chotard
    • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Transylvania
      • Transylvania [East Carroll Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Onward
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Transylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Transylvania
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Transylvania<5>
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Onward
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<5>
    • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nitta Yuma
      • Nitta Yuma [Sharkey County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the north of Onward
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nitta Yuma
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Onward
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onward ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Sharkey County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Onward. 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 Sharkey, 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 Onward - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Onward) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7254, Longitude: -90.9420       In this case, the coordinates for Onward 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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