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Rolling Fork, Mississippi

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Welcome to Rolling Fork ...

The city of Rolling Fork is located in Sharkey County and is the County Seat for Sharkey County.

A typical abbreviation for Rolling Fork: Rolling Frk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Rolling Fork has a population of 2,025 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

The telephone area code for Rolling Fork: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rolling Fork had a population of 2,143 people (which is 43.59% of the total population of Sharkey County). This makes Rolling Fork the county's most populous community.

The population of Rolling Fork represents 0.07% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,143 people, the population of Rolling Fork decreased 13.8% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,486 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Rolling Fork had an population of 2,025 people. This is a decrease of 5.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rolling Fork.

Communities near Rolling Fork ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rolling Fork and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Lake Providence (LA)   [Map]   3,693   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Anguilla   [Map]   661   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Byrne City   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Cary   [Map]   285   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Delta City   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hollandale   [Map]   2,496   N   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Rolling Fork.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rolling Fork. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rolling Fork. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rolling Fork.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Rolling Fork:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rolling Fork ...

Looking for more information about Rolling Fork? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rolling Fork, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Rolling Fork.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rolling Fork. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rolling Fork.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rolling Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Rolling Fork. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rolling Fork) 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 Rolling Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rolling Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolling Fork. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9072, Longitude: -90.8772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rolling Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rolling Fork.