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Welcome to Parsons ...

Parsons is located in Grenada County<1>.

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

Parsons is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Parsons lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Parsons 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 Parsons in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Parsons 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 Parsons on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Parsons ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Parsons - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Parsons ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Parsons
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<5>
  • Grenada [Grenada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenada
    • Grenada [Grenada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Parsons
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenada<5>
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Parsons
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<5>
  • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Parsons
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Parsons
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Parsons
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Parsons
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<5>
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Parsons
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<5>
    • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillatoba
      • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Parsons
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillatoba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillatoba
    • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turkey Foot Fork
      • Turkey Foot Fork [Grenada County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Parsons
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turkey Foot Fork

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parsons ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Grenada County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parsons. 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 Grenada, 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 Parsons - 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 from Point A (ie- Parsons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parsons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7334, Longitude: -90.0318       In this case, the coordinates for Parsons 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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