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Welcome to Pope ...

The village of Pope is located in Panola County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pope has a population of 248 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Pope is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Pope: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pope had an population of 248 people. This is an increase of 15.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pope had a population of 215 people. This makes Pope the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 215 people, the population of Pope decreased 10.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 241 people).

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

Adding Pope 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 Pope 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 Pope 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 Pope on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Pope ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Pope - they are located in Alabama (3), California (2), Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, New Mexico, New York, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Pope ...

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

  • Batesville [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesville
    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Pope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<6>
  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Pope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<6>
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Pope
    • 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<6>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Pope
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marks [Quitman County]
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      • Marks [Quitman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Pope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks<6>
    • Lambert [Quitman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambert
      • Lambert [Quitman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Pope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambert
    • Crowder [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowder
      • Crowder [Panola County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Pope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder
    • Oakland [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Yalobusha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Pope
      • Estimated population in 2019: 501 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
    • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillatoba
      • Tillatoba [Yalobusha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Pope
      • 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
    • Mims [Panola County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mims
      • Mims [Panola County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Pope
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mims

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pope ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pope. 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 Panola, 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 Pope.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pope - 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- Pope) 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 Pope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2147, Longitude: -89.9481       In this case, the coordinates for Pope 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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