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Welcome to Schlater ...

The town of Schlater is located in Leflore County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schlater has a population of 284 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Schlater is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Schlater: (662)

The ZIP code for Schlater: 38952<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schlater had an population of 284 people. This is a decrease of 8.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schlater had a population of 310 people. This makes Schlater the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Schlater represents 0.01% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 310 people, the population of Schlater decreased 20.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 388 people).

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

Communities near Schlater ...

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

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
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    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Schlater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,457 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
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    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Schlater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,511 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<6>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Schlater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,059 people
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  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
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    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Schlater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,795 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Drew [Sunflower County]
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      • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,579 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<6>
    • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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      • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 960 people
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    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
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      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
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      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 127 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<6>
    • Doddsville [Sunflower County]
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      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Schlater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 72 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Schlater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schlater.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schlater ...

Looking for more information about Schlater? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Schlater, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Schlater.

Adding Schlater to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Schlater was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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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 Leflore, 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 Schlater.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schlater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Schlater). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Schlater or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Schlater) 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 Schlater. 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 SchlaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schlater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6408, Longitude: -90.3487    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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