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Welcome to Puckett ...

The village of Puckett is located in Rankin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Puckett has a population of 348 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Puckett is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Puckett: (601) & (769)<5>

Websites for Puckett ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rankinchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Puckett, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Puckett had an population of 348 people. This is an increase of 10.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Puckett had a population of 316 people. This makes Puckett the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Puckett represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 316 people, the population of Puckett decreased 10.73% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 354 people).

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

Adding Puckett 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 Puckett 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 Puckett 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 Puckett on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Puckett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Puckett - they are located in Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Puckett ...

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

  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Puckett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<7>
  • Magee [Simpson County]
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    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Puckett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<7>
  • Morton [Scott County]
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    • Morton [Scott County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Puckett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<7>
  • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
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    • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Puckett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raleigh [Smith County]
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      • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
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      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<7>
    • Polkville [Smith County]
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      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
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      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<7>
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
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      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Puckett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Puckett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Puckett. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

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 Rankin, 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 Puckett.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Puckett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Puckett) 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 Puckett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Puckett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Puckett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0840, Longitude: -89.7798       In this case, the coordinates for Puckett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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