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Welcome to Pittsboro ...

The village of Pittsboro is located in Calhoun County<1> and is the County Seat for Calhoun County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pittsboro has a population of 192 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pittsboro is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pittsboro is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pittsboro had an population of 192 people. This is a decrease of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pittsboro had a population of 202 people. This makes Pittsboro the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 202 people, the population of Pittsboro decreased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 212 people).

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

Adding Pittsboro 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 Pittsboro 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 Pittsboro 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 Pittsboro on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Pittsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pittsboro - they are located in Alabama, Indiana and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Pittsboro ...

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

  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pittsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<6>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Pittsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<6>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pittsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<6>
  • Derma [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
    • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Pittsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pittsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<6>
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Pittsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<6>
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Pittsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Pittsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pittsboro
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring
    • Slate Springs [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Springs
      • Slate Springs [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Pittsboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slate Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Springs

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pittsboro. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pittsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pittsboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Calhoun County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pittsboro. 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 Calhoun, 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 Pittsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pittsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pittsboro) 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 Pittsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pittsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pittsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9401, Longitude: -89.3373       In this case, the coordinates for Pittsboro 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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