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Welcome to Stanton ...

Stanton is located in Adams County<1>.

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

Stanton is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Stanton: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Stanton 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 Stanton 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 Stanton 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 Stanton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Stanton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Stanton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), California, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Stanton ...

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

  • Natchez [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
    • Natchez [Adams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,615 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez<6>
  • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Stanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<6>
  • Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
    • Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Stanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferriday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<6>
  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Stanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
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      • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Stanton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>
    • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgecrest
      • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Stanton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgecrest
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof<6>
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Stanton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
    • Carthage [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
      • Carthage [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Cloverdale [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverdale
      • Cloverdale [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverdale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Adams County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanton. 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 Adams, 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 Stanton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Stanton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6160, Longitude: -91.2404       In this case, the coordinates for Stanton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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