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Welcome to Roxie ...

The town of Roxie is located in Franklin County<1>.


The location of Roxie has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Roxie, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roxie has a population of 515 people<3> (see below for details).

Roxie is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roxie had an population of 515 people. This is an increase of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roxie had a population of 497 people (or 6.12% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Roxie the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Roxie represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 497 people, the population of Roxie decreased 12.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 569 people).

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

Communities Also Named Roxie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Roxie - they are located in Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Roxie ...

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

  • Natchez
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Fayette
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette <5>
  • Bude
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 987 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude <5>
  • Meadville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Crosby
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Hamburg
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
    • Hamburg is located in Franklin County
  • Garden City
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
    • Garden City is located in Franklin County
  • Jeannette
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Jeannette
    • Jeannette is located in Adams County
  • Rosetta
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
    • Rosetta is located in Wilkinson County
  • Selma
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
    • Selma is located in Adams County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxie ...

Looking for more information about Roxie? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Roxie, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roxie.

Adding Roxie to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Roxie was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Roxie post office opened in 1885.

We also found Roxie in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Roxie.

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roxie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxie - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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