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Welcome to Schlater ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schlater has a population of 287 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Schlater is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Schlater lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schlater had an population of 287 people. This is a decrease of 7.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.03% 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 total 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 (with a count of 388 people).

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

Adding Schlater 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 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, we also found mention of Schlater elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • 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
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<6>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
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    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Schlater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Schlater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
    • 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
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
      • 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
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Schlater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
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      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Schlater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Schlater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doddsville
      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Schlater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doddsville

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.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Schlater. 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 Leflore, 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 Schlater.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schlater - 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 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Schlater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schlater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6397, Longitude: -90.3495       In this case, the coordinates for Schlater 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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