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Welcome to Possumneck ...

Possumneck is located in Attala County<1>.

Possumneck is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Possumneck: (662)

Adding Possumneck 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 Possumneck 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 Possumneck elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Possumneck on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Possumneck ...

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

  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
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    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Possumneck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<5>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
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    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Possumneck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<5>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
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    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Possumneck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Goodman [Holmes County]
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    • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Possumneck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vaiden [Carroll County]
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      • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Possumneck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<5>
    • Ethel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Possumneck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
    • West [Holmes County]
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      • West [Holmes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Possumneck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<5>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Possumneck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<5>
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Possumneck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Acona [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acona
      • Acona [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Possumneck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acona

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Possumneck ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Possumneck. 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 Attala, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Possumneck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Possumneck) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Possumneck. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Possumneck

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Possumneck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1410, Longitude: -89.7420    
<4>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.
<5>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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