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Our Genealogy Helper for Roxie ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Roxie (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Roxie. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Roxie is located in Franklin County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Franklin County: Adams, Amite, Jefferson, Lincoln & Wilkinson.

Below are the counties that are near Roxie. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Roxie:

  • Franklin County     (The home county of Roxie)
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<3>
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Bude [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
      • Bude [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<3>
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
  • Adams County
    • Natchez [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
      • Natchez [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<3>
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • Carthage [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
  • Amite County
    • Crosby [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crosby
      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<3>
    • Gloster [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloster
      • Gloster [Amite County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<3>
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Centreville [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centreville
      • Centreville [Amite County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<3>
    • Liberty [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Amite County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Claiborne County
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<3>
  • Jefferson County
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<3>
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney
  • Lincoln County
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<3>
  • Pike County
    • Summit [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Pike County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<3>
    • McComb [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
      • McComb [Pike County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<3>
  • Wilkinson County
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<3>
  • Concordia Parish (LA)
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
      • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<3>
    • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgecrest
      • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgecrest
    • Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
      • Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferriday
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<3>
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<3>
  • East Feliciana Parish (LA)
    • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
      • Norwood [East Feliciana Parish] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<3>
    • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [East Feliciana Parish] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 567 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilson<3>
  • Tensas Parish (LA)
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<3>
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<3>
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
      • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Roxie, see our County-by-County Page for Roxie.

Newspapers Published in Roxie ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 119 newspapers that have been published in the area around Roxie.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Roxie, there are papers which were published within 28 miles [45.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Roxie.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Roxie:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Roxie ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Roxie.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Roxie covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Roxie Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roxie Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roxie Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie Cemetery
  • Dorsey Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dorsey Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dorsey Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dorsey Cemetery
  • Dupree Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dupree Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dupree Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupree Cemetery
  • Union Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Cemetery
  • Owens Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Owens Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Owens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens Cemetery
  • Prophet Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prophet Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prophet Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prophet Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • King Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the King Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the King Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King Cemetery
    • White Apple Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Apple Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Apple Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple Cemetery
    • Fulton Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fulton Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fulton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton Cemetery
    • Smiley Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Smiley Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Smiley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiley Cemetery
    • Beech Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beech Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beech Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Grove Cemetery
    • Old Beech Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Beech Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Beech Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Beech Grove Cemetery
    • Springhill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Springhill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Springhill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springhill Cemetery
    • McMillan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McMillan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McMillan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMillan Cemetery
    • White Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Roxie had a population of 225 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2019, Roxie had a population of 466 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Roxie, with the one closest to Roxie listed first.

  • Roxie [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Roxie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 225 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Roxie had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<3>
  • Orange [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
    • Orange [Franklin County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Roxie
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Orange had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
  • White Apple [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
    • White Apple [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, White Apple had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple
  • Hamburg [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
    • Hamburg [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
  • Knoxville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 91 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Knoxville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
  • Stampley [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stampley
    • Stampley [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Roxie
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stampley had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stampley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stampley
  • Continue List ...
    • McNair [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McNair
      • McNair [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McNair had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNair have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McNair
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Garden City had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Roxie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<3>
    • Jeannette [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeannette
      • Jeannette [Adams County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Roxie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Jeannette had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeannette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeannette
    • Cannonsburg [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannonsburg
      • Cannonsburg [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Roxie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 31 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Cannonsburg had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannonsburg
    • Stanton [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanton
      • Stanton [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Roxie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stanton had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Roxie
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rosetta had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta
    • Kingston [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Roxie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 39 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Kingston had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Roxie
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 475 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fayette had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<3>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Roxie. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roxie.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Roxie ...

While our initial data about Roxie came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Roxie in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Roxie.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Roxie:
Services available at that time (1895): had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

We have found Roxie in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Roxie for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Roxie. See our Misc Page for Roxie for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Franklin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roxie. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roxie) 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 Roxie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roxie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5047, Longitude: -91.0675       In this case, the coordinates for Roxie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Roxie, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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