A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Palo Alto, Mississippi
Welcome to Palo Alto ...
The location of Palo Alto has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Palo Alto refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Palo Altan<3>
Palo Alto was established in 1846.
Palo Alto is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Palo Alto lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Palo Alto is located in the (662) area code.
Adding Palo Alto to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Palo Alto in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Palo Alto elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Palo Alto on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Palo Alto ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Palo Alto - they are located in California, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palo Alto.
Communities near Palo Alto ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Palo Alto.
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 Palo Alto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palo Alto.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palo Alto. 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 Palo Alto.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palo Alto. See our Newspapers Page for Palo Alto.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palo Alto ...
Looking for more information about Palo Alto? 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 Palo Alto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Palo Alto.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palo Alto. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jan 2021