RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Swan Lake, Mississippi

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MS
Communities

















Welcome to Swan Lake ...

Swan Lake is located in Tallahatchie County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Swan Lake: Swan Lk.

Swan Lake is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Swan Lake lies within the (662) area code.

Adding Swan Lake 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 Swan Lake 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 Swan Lake 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 Swan Lake on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Swan Lake ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Swan Lake - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Swan Lake ...

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

  • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tutwiler
    • Tutwiler [Tallahatchie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Swan Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,416 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tutwiler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tutwiler<4>
  • Ruleville [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruleville
    • Ruleville [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Swan Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruleville<4>
  • Charleston [Tallahatchie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
    • Charleston [Tallahatchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Swan Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charleston<4>
  • Drew [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drew
    • Drew [Sunflower County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Swan Lake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,608 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drew
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drew<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Webb [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb
      • Webb [Tallahatchie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Swan Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schlater
      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Swan Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Sumner [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumner
      • Sumner [Tallahatchie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Swan Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 267 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumner
    • Glendora [Tallahatchie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendora
      • Glendora [Tallahatchie County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Swan Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glendora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendora<4>
    • Minter City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minter City
      • Minter City [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Swan Lake
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minter City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minter City
    • Rome [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
      • Rome [Sunflower County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Swan Lake
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swan Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Tallahatchie County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Swan Lake. 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 Tallahatchie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swan Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Swan Lake) 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 Swan Lake. 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 Swan Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8749, Longitude: -90.2832    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021