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Welcome to Palmetto ...

Palmetto is located in Lee County<1>.

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

Palmetto is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Palmetto: (662)

Communities Also Named Palmetto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Palmetto - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Palmetto ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<5>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Verona [Lee County]
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    • Verona [Lee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Palmetto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guntown [Lee County]
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      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
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      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
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      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
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      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
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      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
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      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Palmetto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmetto ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lee County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmetto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1918, Longitude: -88.7809       In this case, the coordinates for Palmetto 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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