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Quitman, Mississippi

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Welcome to Quitman ...

The city of Quitman is located in Clarke County and is the County Seat for Clarke County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Quitman has a population of 2,189 people<1> (see below for details).

Quitman is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Quitman: (601) and (769)<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 2,463 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Quitman had an population of 2,189 people. This is a decrease of 5.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Quitman ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Quitman and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Enterprise   [Map]   499   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fellowship - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Heidelberg   [Map]   684   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Junction City   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Orange   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pachuta   [Map]   248   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Quitman.

Communities Also Named Quitman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Quitman. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Quitman.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Quitman, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Quitman.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Quitman. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Quitman.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quitman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Quitman.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Quitman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Quitman) 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 Quitman. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quitman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quitman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0417, Longitude: -88.7202     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Quitman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Quitman.