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Welcome to Toccopola ...

The town of Toccopola is located in Pontotoc County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Toccopola has a population of 258 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Toccopola is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Toccopola: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Toccopola had an population of 258 people. This is an increase of 4.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.51% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Toccopola had a population of 246 people. This makes Toccopola the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 246 people, the population of Toccopola increased 30.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 189 people).

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

Adding Toccopola 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 Toccopola 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 Toccopola 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 Toccopola on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Toccopola ...

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

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
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    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Toccopola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
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    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Toccopola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<6>
  • Bruce [Calhoun County]
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    • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Toccopola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<6>
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
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    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Toccopola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
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      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Toccopola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<6>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
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      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Toccopola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<6>
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
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      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Toccopola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<6>
    • Turnpike [Pontotoc County]
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      • Turnpike [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Toccopola
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    • Possum Trot [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
      • Possum Trot [Pontotoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Toccopola
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    • Pannell [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pannell
      • Pannell [Pontotoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Toccopola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pannell

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Toccopola ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Toccopola. 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 Pontotoc, 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 Toccopola.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toccopola - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Toccopola) 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 Toccopola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Toccopola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toccopola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2519, Longitude: -89.2210       In this case, the coordinates for Toccopola 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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