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Welcome to Paducah ...

So far, we have found very little information about Paducah. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Paducah to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Paducah, please Contact Us.


Paducah would have been located within present day Washington County<2>.

The location of Paducah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

When the people of Paducah referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Paducahan<4>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Paducah is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: The area where Paducah was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Paducah would have been located in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Paducah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Paducah - they are located in Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Paducah ...

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

  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Paducah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<7>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
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    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Paducah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<7>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
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    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Paducah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<7>
  • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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    • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Paducah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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      • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Paducah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<7>
    • Arcola [Washington County]
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      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Paducah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
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      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Paducah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Scott [Bolivar County]
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      • Scott [Bolivar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Paducah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott
    • Grapeland [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grapeland
      • Grapeland [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Paducah
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grapeland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grapeland
    • Choctaw [Bolivar 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 Paducah. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paducah.

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

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

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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Paducah, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Paducah refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Paducah may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paducah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Paducah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paducah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4148, Longitude: -91.0168       In this case, the coordinates for Paducah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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