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Welcome to Otho ...

Otho is located in Scott County<1>.

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

Otho is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Otho: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Otho ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Otho - they are located in Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Otho ...

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

  • Forest [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Scott County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Otho
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<6>
  • Morton [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
    • Morton [Scott County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Otho
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<6>
  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Otho
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Otho
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raleigh [Smith County]
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      • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
    • Polkville [Smith County]
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      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • Lake [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Newton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<6>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Montrose [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Otho
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Otho ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Otho. 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 Scott, 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 Otho - 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- Otho) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Otho. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2354, Longitude: -89.4084       In this case, the coordinates for Otho 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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