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Welcome to Pachuta ...

The town of Pachuta is located in Clarke County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Pachuta, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1856.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pachuta has a population of 233 people<3> (see below for details).

Pachuta is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Pachuta: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pachuta had an population of 233 people. This is a decrease of 10.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pachuta had a population of 261 people. This makes Pachuta the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 261 people, the population of Pachuta increased 6.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 245 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pachuta.

Communities near Pachuta ...

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

  • Quitman
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quitman
    • Quitman is located in Clarke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,041 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman <6>
  • Stonewall
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
    • Stonewall is located in Clarke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 946 people
  • Sandersville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
  • Heidelberg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Enterprise
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise is located in Clarke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise <6>
  • Shubuta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shubuta
    • Shubuta is located in Clarke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 399 people
  • Chunky
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Barnett
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnett
    • Barnett is located in Clarke County
  • Orange
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
    • Orange is located in Jasper County
  • Vossburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vossburg
    • Vossburg is located in Jasper County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pachuta ...

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

Adding Pachuta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pachuta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Pachuta was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Pachuta post office opened in 1856.

We also found Pachuta in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pachuta.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pachuta. 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 Clarke, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pachuta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pachuta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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