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Welcome to Siloam ...

Siloam is located in Clay County<1>.

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

Siloam is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Siloam: (662)

Adding Siloam 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 Siloam 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 Siloam 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 Siloam on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Siloam ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Siloam - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Siloam ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Siloam
    • 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>
  • West Point [Clay County]
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Siloam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Siloam
    • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
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      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Siloam
      • 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
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Siloam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Siloam
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Siloam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Siloam
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Siloam
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Siloam ...

Looking for more information about Siloam? 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 Siloam, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Siloam.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Siloam. 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 Clay, 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 Siloam - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Siloam) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Siloam. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6368, Longitude: -88.7576       In this case, the coordinates for Siloam 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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