A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Sharon ...
When the people of Sharon refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Sharonite<2>
Sharon is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sharon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sharon: (601) & (769)<4>
Adding Sharon 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 Sharon 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 Sharon 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 Sharon on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sharon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Sharon: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Jones County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 55 communities that are also named Sharon - they are located in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sharon.
Communities near Sharon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sharon.
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 Sharon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sharon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sharon. 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 Sharon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sharon. See our Newspapers Page for Sharon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharon ...
Looking for more information about Sharon? 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 Sharon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sharon.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sharon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Madison County: www.madison-co.com/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021