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Welcome to Roebuck ...

Roebuck is located in Leflore County<1>.

Roebuck is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Roebuck: (662)

Adding Roebuck 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 Roebuck 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 Roebuck 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 Roebuck on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Roebuck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Roebuck - they are located in Alabama (2), New Mexico, Ontario, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Roebuck ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Roebuck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<4>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Roebuck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tchula
    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Roebuck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Roebuck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • North Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • North Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Carrollton
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Roebuck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 176 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roebuck ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Mississippi

About Leflore County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roebuck. 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 Leflore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roebuck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roebuck) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roebuck. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roebuck

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roebuck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4453, Longitude: -90.2344    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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