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Welcome to Sledge ...

The town of Sledge is located in Quitman County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sledge has a population of 478 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sledge is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Sledge: (662)

The ZIP code for Sledge: 38670<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sledge had an population of 478 people. This is a decrease of 12.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sledge had a population of 545 people (which is 6.63% of the total population of Quitman County). This makes Sledge the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sledge represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 202nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 545 people, the population of Sledge increased 3.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 529 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sledge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Sledge - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Sledge ...

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

  • Senatobia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senatobia
    • Senatobia lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senatobia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senatobia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senatobia<7>
  • Batesville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batesville
    • Batesville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<7>
  • Sardis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis
    • Sardis lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<7>
  • Marks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marks
    • Marks lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marks<7>
  • Lambert
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lambert
    • Lambert lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lambert
  • Como
  • Jonestown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonestown
    • Jonestown lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonestown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonestown<7>
  • Crenshaw
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crenshaw
    • Crenshaw lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crenshaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crenshaw<7>
  • Tunica
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tunica
    • Tunica lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 823 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tunica have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tunica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tunica<7>
  • Crowder
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crowder
    • Crowder lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sledge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 645 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crowder have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crowder

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sledge ...

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

Adding Sledge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sledge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Sledge was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sledge.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sledge. 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 Quitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sledge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sledge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Sledge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sledge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Sledge) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sledge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SledgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sledge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4324, Longitude: -90.2201    
<6>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.
<7>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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