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Welcome to Potts Camp ...

The town of Potts Camp is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Potts Camp has a population of 467 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Potts Camp is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Potts Camp lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Potts Camp had an population of 467 people. This is a decrease of 10.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Potts Camp had a population of 523 people. This makes Potts Camp the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Potts Camp represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 523 people, the population of Potts Camp increased 5.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 494 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Potts Camp.

Adding Potts Camp 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 Potts Camp 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 Potts Camp 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 Potts Camp on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Potts Camp ...

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

  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Potts Camp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Potts Camp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<6>
  • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Potts Camp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
  • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Potts Camp
    • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Potts Camp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Potts Camp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<6>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Potts Camp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<6>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Potts Camp
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Potts Camp
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
    • Gravestown [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravestown
      • Gravestown [Tippah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Potts Camp
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravestown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Potts Camp ...

Looking for more information about Potts Camp? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Potts Camp, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Potts Camp.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Potts Camp. 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 Marshall, 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 Potts Camp.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Potts Camp - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Potts Camp) 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 Potts Camp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Potts Camp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Potts Camp. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6493, Longitude: -89.3064       In this case, the coordinates for Potts Camp 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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