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Welcome to Pelahatchie ...

The town of Pelahatchie is located in Rankin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pelahatchie has a population of 1,382 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pelahatchie.

Pelahatchie is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Pelahatchie: (601) and (769)<5>

Websites for Pelahatchie ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rankinchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Pelahatchie, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pelahatchie had an population of 1,382 people. This is an increase of 3.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pelahatchie had a population of 1,334 people. This makes Pelahatchie the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Pelahatchie represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,334 people, the population of Pelahatchie decreased 8.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,461 people).

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

Adding Pelahatchie 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 Pelahatchie 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 Pelahatchie 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 Pelahatchie on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Pelahatchie ...

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

  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Pelahatchie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<7>
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Pelahatchie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<7>
  • Flowood [Rankin County]
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    • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Pelahatchie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<7>
  • Forest [Scott County]
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    • Forest [Scott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Pelahatchie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morton [Scott County]
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      • Morton [Scott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Pelahatchie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<7>
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Pelahatchie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
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      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Pelahatchie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Cooperville [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooperville
      • Cooperville [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Pelahatchie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperville
    • Branch [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
      • Branch [Scott County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Pelahatchie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch
    • Hunter Town [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter Town
      • Hunter Town [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Pelahatchie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelahatchie ...

Looking for more information about Pelahatchie? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pelahatchie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pelahatchie.

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About Rankin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pelahatchie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

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 Rankin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pelahatchie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pelahatchie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<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- Pelahatchie) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pelahatchie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pelahatchie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelahatchie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3126, Longitude: -89.8017       In this case, the coordinates for Pelahatchie 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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