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Welcome to Quitman ...

The city of Quitman is located in Clarke County<1> and is the County Seat for Clarke County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Quitman has a population of 2,111 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quitman had an population of 2,111 people. This is a decrease of 9.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.29% 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 (with a count of 2,463 people).

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

Adding Quitman 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 Quitman 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 Quitman 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 Quitman on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Quitman ...

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

  • Stonewall [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
    • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Quitman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
  • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heidelberg
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Quitman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<7>
  • Enterprise [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Quitman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<7>
  • Shubuta [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shubuta
    • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Quitman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shubuta
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Quitman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Junction City [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Junction City
      • Junction City [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Quitman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Junction City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Junction City
    • Orange [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Quitman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Stafford Springs [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford Springs
      • Stafford Springs [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Quitman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford Springs
    • Vossburg [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vossburg
      • Vossburg [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Quitman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vossburg
    • Fellowship [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fellowship
      • Fellowship [Jasper County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Quitman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fellowship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fellowship:
      • Masengale
      • Fellowship has also been known as:
      • Old Fellowship

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Quitman. 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 Clarke, 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 Quitman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quitman - 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' distance. 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quitman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quitman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0417, Longitude: -88.7202       In this case, the coordinates for Quitman 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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