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Starkville, Mississippi

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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 2016, Starkville has a population of 25,570 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 area code for Starkville: (662)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Starkville had a population of 23,888 people (which is 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 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 2016 Census Estimates, Starkville had an population of 25,570 people. This is an increase of 7.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Starkville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Starkville and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Artesia   [Map]   429   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bent Oak   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brooksville   [Map]   1,169   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Clayton Village   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crawford   [Map]   650   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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 ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Starkville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Starkville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<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' distance from Starkville. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Starkville.