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Welcome to Porterville ...
The location of Porterville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Porterville is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Porterville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Porterville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Porterville - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Oregon, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Porterville.
Communities near Porterville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Porterville.
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 Porterville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Porterville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Porterville. 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 Porterville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Porterville. See our Newspapers Page for Porterville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Porterville ...
Looking for more information about Porterville? 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 Porterville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Porterville.
Adding Porterville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Porterville 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 Porterville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Porterville on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Porterville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Porterville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022