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Welcome to Redwood ...

Redwood is located in Warren County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Redwood, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

Redwood is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Redwood: (601) & (769)<3>

The ZIP code for Redwood: 39156<4>

Communities Also Named Redwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Redwood - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, New York (2), North Carolina, Ontario (2), Oregon, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Redwood ...

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

  • Vicksburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg <6>
  • Edwards
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Delta
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
    • Delta is located in Madison Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta <6>
  • Mound
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
    • Mound is located in Madison Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
  • Russellville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russellville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
    • Russellville is located in Warren County
  • Valley Park
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Park
    • Valley Park is located in Issaquena County
  • Stout
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stout have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stout
    • Stout is located in Warren County
  • Chotard
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
    • Chotard is located in Issaquena County
  • Smedes
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smedes have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smedes
    • Smedes is located in Sharkey County
  • Thomastown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomastown
    • Thomastown is located in Madison Parish (LA)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Redwood ...

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

Adding Redwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Redwood 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 Redwood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Redwood post office opened in 1886.

We also found Redwood in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Redwood.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Redwood. 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 Warren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Redwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Redwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Redwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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