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Welcome to Sturgis ...

The town of Sturgis is located in Oktibbeha County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgis has a population of 263 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sturgis is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sturgis lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgis had an population of 263 people. This is an increase of 3.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgis had a population of 254 people. This makes Sturgis the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 254 people, the population of Sturgis increased 23.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 206 people).

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

Adding Sturgis 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 Sturgis 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 Sturgis 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 Sturgis on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sturgis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Sturgis - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Sturgis ...

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

  • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Sturgis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<6>
  • Louisville [Winston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisville
    • Louisville [Winston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Sturgis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,983 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<6>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Sturgis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<6>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Sturgis
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sturgis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
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      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sturgis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<6>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weir
      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Sturgis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<6>
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Sturgis
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
    • Bradley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Oktibbeha County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Sturgis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sturgis
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgis ...

Looking for more information about Sturgis? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sturgis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sturgis.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sturgis. 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 Oktibbeha, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sturgis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sturgis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Sturgis) 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 Sturgis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sturgis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sturgis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3452, Longitude: -89.0458       In this case, the coordinates for Sturgis 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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