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Welcome to Sallis ...

The town of Sallis is located in Attala County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sallis has a population of 128 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sallis is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Sallis: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sallis had an population of 128 people. This is a decrease of 4.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sallis had a population of 134 people. This makes Sallis the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 134 people, the population of Sallis increased 17.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 114 people).

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

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

We also found Sallis on a Rand McNally Map (1911).

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

Communities near Sallis ...

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

  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kosciusko
    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Sallis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<6>
  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sallis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Lexington [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Sallis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
  • Goodman [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
    • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Sallis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pickens [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Sallis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<6>
    • Ethel [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sallis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
    • West [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West
      • West [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Sallis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Sallis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Sallis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
    • Richland [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Holmes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Sallis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sallis ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Attala County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sallis. 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 Attala, 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 Sallis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sallis - 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' (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- Sallis) 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 Sallis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sallis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sallis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0215, Longitude: -89.7647       In this case, the coordinates for Sallis 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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