A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Sykes ...
So far, we have found very little information about Sykes. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Sykes to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sykes, please Contact Us.
The location of Sykes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Sykes is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Sykes was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Sykes still existed, it would have been in the (662) area code.
Adding Sykes 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 Sykes in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Sykes 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 Sykes on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sykes ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Sykes: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Clarke County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 6 communities that are also named Sykes - they are located in California, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sykes.
Communities near Sykes ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sykes.
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 Sykes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sykes.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sykes. 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 Sykes.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sykes. See our Newspapers Page for Sykes.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 25 Feb 2021