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Welcome to Splunge ...

Splunge is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Splunge is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Splunge: (662)

Adding Splunge 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 Splunge 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 Splunge 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 Splunge on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Splunge ...

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

  • Amory [Monroe County]
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    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Splunge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<5>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
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    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Splunge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Vernon [Lamar County]
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    • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Splunge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<5>
  • Sulligent [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
    • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Splunge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Splunge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<5>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Splunge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<5>
    • Tremont [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
      • Tremont [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Splunge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremont<5>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Splunge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
    • Weston [Marion County]
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      • Weston [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Splunge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Detroit [Lamar County]
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      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Splunge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Splunge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Splunge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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 Monroe, 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 Splunge - 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- Splunge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Splunge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9690, Longitude: -88.2686       In this case, the coordinates for Splunge 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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