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Welcome to Pickwick ...

Pickwick is located in Marion County<1>.

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

Pickwick is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Pickwick: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Pickwick 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 Pickwick 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 Pickwick 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 Pickwick on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Pickwick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Pickwick - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Pickwick ...

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

  • Columbia [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Pickwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Tylertown [Walthall County]
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    • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Pickwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<6>
  • Varnado [Washington Parish]
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    • Varnado [Washington Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Pickwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnado<6>
  • Angie [Washington Parish]
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    • Angie [Washington Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Pickwick
    • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
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      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Pickwick
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur
    • Kokomo [Marion County]
    • Pine [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine
      • Pine [Washington Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Pickwick
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    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
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      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Pickwick
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartinville
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Pickwick
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town
    • Lumberton [Lamar County]
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      • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the east of Pickwick
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pickwick ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marion County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pickwick. 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 Marion, 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 Pickwick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pickwick) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickwick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1357, Longitude: -89.8376       In this case, the coordinates for Pickwick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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