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Welcome to Rienzi ...

The town of Rienzi is located in Alcorn County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rienzi has a population of 308 people<2> (see below for details).

Rienzi was established in 1830.

The community of Rienzi is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rienzi is located in the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Rienzi: 38865<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rienzi had an population of 308 people. This is a decrease of 2.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rienzi had a population of 317 people. This makes Rienzi the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Rienzi represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 250th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 317 people, the population of Rienzi decreased 3.94% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 330 people).

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

Adding Rienzi 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 Rienzi 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 Rienzi elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rienzi on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rienzi on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Rienzi ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rienzi - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Rienzi ...

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

  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Rienzi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<6>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Rienzi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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    • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Rienzi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<6>
  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
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    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rienzi
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Farmington [Alcorn County]
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      • Farmington [Alcorn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
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    • Guys [McNairy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guys
      • Guys [McNairy County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 435 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guys
    • Glen [Alcorn County]
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      • Glen [Alcorn County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
    • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tishomingo
      • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Rienzi
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rienzi ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rienzi. 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 Alcorn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rienzi.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rienzi - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Rienzi). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rienzi or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rienzi) 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 Rienzi. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rienzi

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rienzi. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7663, Longitude: -88.5266    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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