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Welcome to Ruleville ...

The city of Ruleville is located in Sunflower County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ruleville has a population of 2,557 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Ruleville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ruleville: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ruleville had an population of 2,557 people. This is a decrease of 14.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ruleville had a population of 3,007 people (which is 10.21% of the total population of Sunflower County). This makes Ruleville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ruleville represents 0.1% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,007 people, the population of Ruleville decreased 7.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,234 people).

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

Communities near Ruleville ...

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

  • Cleveland [Bolivar County]
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    • Cleveland [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ruleville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,073 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
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    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ruleville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<6>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ruleville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
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  • Shelby [Bolivar County]
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    • Shelby [Bolivar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Ruleville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shaw [Bolivar County]
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      • Shaw [Bolivar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Drew [Sunflower County]
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      • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ruleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<6>
    • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County]
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      • Mound Bayou [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ruleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,370 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mound Bayou<6>
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Ruleville
      • 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.
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    • Renova [Bolivar County]
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      • Renova [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ruleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 747 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Renova have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boyle [Bolivar County]
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      • Boyle [Bolivar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ruleville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyle<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 Ruleville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ruleville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruleville ...

Looking for more information about Ruleville? 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 Ruleville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ruleville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Sunflower County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ruleville. 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 Sunflower, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ruleville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruleville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ruleville) 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 Ruleville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruleville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruleville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7274, Longitude: -90.5495    
<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.
<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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