A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Sherman ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021