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Welcome to Slate Spring ...

Slate Spring is located in Calhoun County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Slate Spring: Slate Spg. (or less commonly used: Slate Spng. or Slate Sprng.)

Slate Spring is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Slate Spring lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Slate Spring 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 Slate Spring 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 Slate Spring 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 Slate Spring on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Slate Spring ...

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

  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Slate Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<5>
  • Bruce [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
    • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Slate Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<5>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Slate Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<5>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Slate Spring
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<5>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Slate Spring
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slate Spring ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Slate Spring. 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 Calhoun, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slate Spring - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Slate Spring) 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 Slate Spring. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slate Spring

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slate Spring. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7413, Longitude: -89.3722    
<4>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.
<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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