A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Philadelphia ...
When the people of Philadelphia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Philadelphian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Philadelphia has a population of 7,070 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Philadelphia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Philadelphia: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philadelphia had an population of 7,070 people. This is a decrease of 5.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Philadelphia had a population of 7,477 people (or 25.2% of the total population of Neshoba County). This makes Philadelphia the county's most populous community.
The population of Philadelphia represents 0.25% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,477 people, the population of Philadelphia increased 2.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,303 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Philadelphia.
Communities Also Named Philadelphia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Philadelphia - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (4) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Philadelphia.
Communities near Philadelphia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Philadelphia.
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 Philadelphia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Philadelphia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Philadelphia. See our Newspapers Page for Philadelphia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Philadelphia ...
Looking for more information about Philadelphia? 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 Philadelphia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Philadelphia.
Adding Philadelphia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Philadelphia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Philadelphia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Philadelphia on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Philadelphia on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Philadelphia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022