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Welcome to Sherman ...

The town of Sherman is primarily located in Pontotoc County<1>. A portion of Sherman extends into Union County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sherman has a population of 704 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sherman is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Sherman: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sherman had an population of 704 people. This is an increase of 8.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherman had a population of 650 people. This makes Sherman the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sherman represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 650 people, the population of Sherman increased 18.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 548 people).

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

Adding Sherman 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 Sherman 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 Sherman 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 Sherman on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sherman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Sherman - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (9), Kentucky, Maine (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sherman.

Communities near Sherman ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Sherman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<6>
  • New Albany [Union County]
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    • New Albany [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sherman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Sherman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<6>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Sherman
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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      • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<6>
    • Verona [Lee County]
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      • Verona [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<6>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<6>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<6>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<6>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Sherman
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherman ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Pontotoc County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherman. 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 Pontotoc, 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 Sherman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherman) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sherman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3603, Longitude: -88.8379       In this case, the coordinates for Sherman 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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