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Welcome to Quitman ...
The location of Quitman has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Quitman, you might consider that their post office opened in 1836.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Quitman has a population of 2,077 people<3> (see below for details).
Quitman is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Quitman lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Quitman: (601) & (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quitman had an population of 2,077 people. This is a decrease of 10.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.67% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Quitman had a population of 2,323 people (or 13.88% of the total population of Clarke County). This makes Quitman the county's most populous community.
The population of Quitman represents 0.08% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,323 people, the population of Quitman decreased 5.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,463 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Quitman.
Communities Also Named Quitman ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Quitman - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Quitman.
Communities near Quitman ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Quitman.
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 Quitman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Quitman.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Quitman. 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 Quitman.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Quitman. See our Newspapers Page for Quitman.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quitman ...
Looking for more information about Quitman? 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 Quitman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Quitman.
Adding Quitman to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Quitman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Quitman was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Quitman in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Quitman.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023