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Welcome to Thaxton ...
The location of Thaxton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Thaxton has a population of 686 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Thaxton.
Thaxton is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Thaxton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Thaxton is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thaxton had an population of 686 people. This is an increase of 6.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.72% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thaxton had a population of 643 people. This makes Thaxton the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Thaxton represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 643 people, the population of Thaxton increased 25.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 513 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thaxton.
Adding Thaxton 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 Thaxton 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 Thaxton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Thaxton on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thaxton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Thaxton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Thaxton - they are located in Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thaxton.
Communities near Thaxton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thaxton.
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 Thaxton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thaxton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thaxton. 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 Thaxton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thaxton. See our Newspapers Page for Thaxton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thaxton ...
Looking for more information about Thaxton? 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 Thaxton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thaxton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021