The location of Starkville
Welcome to Starkville ...
The city of Starkville is located in Oktibbeha County and is the County Seat for Oktibbeha County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Starkville has a population of 25,352 people<1> (see below for details).
Starkville is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Starkville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Starkville: (662)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Starkville had a population of 23,888 people (or 50.11% of the total population of Oktibbeha County). This makes Starkville the county's most populous community.
The population of Starkville represents 0.81% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,888 people, the population of Starkville increased 9.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,869 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Starkville had an population of 25,352 people. This is an increase of 6.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.93% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Starkville ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Starkville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Starkville.
Communities Also Named Starkville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Starkville - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, New York, Ontario and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Starkville.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Starkville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Starkville. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Starkville. Our list includes 10 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Starkville:
Websites for Starkville ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Starkville ...
Looking for more information about Starkville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Starkville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Starkville.
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Starkville.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Starkville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Starkville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Starkville) 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 Starkville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Starkville
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Starkville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4611, Longitude: -88.8298 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Starkville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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