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Welcome to Sessums ...

Sessums is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

Sessums is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Sessums: (662)

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

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

Communities near Sessums ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Sessums
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<5>
  • Columbus [Lowndes County]
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    • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Sessums
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
  • West Point [Clay County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Sessums
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Brooksville [Noxubee County]
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    • Brooksville [Noxubee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sessums
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,083 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooksville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crawford [Lowndes County]
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      • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sessums
      • Estimated population in 2019: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<5>
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Sessums
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Sessums
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<5>
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Sessums
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Sessums
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Sessums
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sessums ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Oktibbeha County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sessums. 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 Oktibbeha, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sessums - 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 from Point A (ie- Sessums) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sessums. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4162, Longitude: -88.7142       In this case, the coordinates for Sessums have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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