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Welcome to Tougaloo ...

Tougaloo is primarily located in Hinds County<1>. A portion of Tougaloo extends into Madison County.

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

Tougaloo is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tougaloo: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Tougaloo 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 Tougaloo 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 Tougaloo 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 Tougaloo on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Tougaloo ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Tougaloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Tougaloo
    • 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<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Tougaloo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Tougaloo
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
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      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Tougaloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
    • Canton [Madison County]
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      • Canton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tougaloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<6>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Tougaloo
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Tougaloo
      • 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<6>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Tougaloo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
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      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Tougaloo
      • 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<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tougaloo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Hinds County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tougaloo. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tougaloo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Tougaloo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tougaloo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3976, Longitude: -90.1590       In this case, the coordinates for Tougaloo 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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