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Welcome to Terry ...

The town of Terry is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Terry has a population of 1,227 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Terry is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Terry: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Terry had an population of 1,227 people. This is an increase of 15.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 84.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Terry had a population of 1,063 people. This makes Terry the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Terry represents 0.04% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 156th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,063 people, the population of Terry increased 60.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 664 people).

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

Adding Terry 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 Terry 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 Terry 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 Terry on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Terry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Terry - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Terry ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Terry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Terry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<7>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Terry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Byram [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byram
    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Terry
    • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Terry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<7>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Terry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Terry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<7>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Terry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<7>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Terry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Terry ...

Looking for more information about Terry? 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 Terry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Terry.

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About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Terry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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 Hinds, 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 Terry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Terry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Terry) 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 Terry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Terry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Terry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1035, Longitude: -90.2969       In this case, the coordinates for Terry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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