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Welcome to Rodney ...

Rodney is located in Jefferson County<1>.

Rodney is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Rodney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Rodney - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rodney ...

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

  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Rodney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rodney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<6>
  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Rodney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<6>
  • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Rodney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 927 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
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      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rodney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<6>
    • Harriston [Jefferson County]
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Rodney
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Rodney
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Highland [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Tensas Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Rodney
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Selma [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
      • Selma [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Rodney
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rodney ...

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

Adding Rodney to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rodney in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rodney was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Rodney on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jefferson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rodney. 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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rodney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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- Rodney) 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 Rodney. 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 RodneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rodney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8628, Longitude: -91.2001    
<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 have 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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