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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>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roxie has a population of 466 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Roxie.

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 466 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.1% 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.

Adding Roxie 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 Roxie 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 Roxie elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Roxie on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Roxie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
    • Natchez [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
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    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Meadville [Franklin County]
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    • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crosby [Amite County]
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      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> 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<6>
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> 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
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Roxie
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
      • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> 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<6>

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.

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>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 have 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>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- Roxie) 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 Roxie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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).
<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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