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Welcome to Trenton ...

Trenton is located in Smith County<1>.

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

When the people of Trenton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trentonian<3>

Trenton is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Adding Trenton 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 Trenton 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 Trenton 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 Trenton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Trenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Trenton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Trenton ...

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

  • Forest [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Scott County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<7>
  • Morton [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
    • Morton [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<7>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<7>
  • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Polkville [Smith County]
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      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena
    • Cooperville [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooperville
      • Cooperville [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Trenton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperville
    • Hunter Town [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter Town
      • Hunter Town [Scott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Trenton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter Town
    • Kalem [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalem
      • Kalem [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Trenton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalem

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trenton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trenton. 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 Smith, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Trenton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Trenton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trenton - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trenton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1693, Longitude: -89.6109       In this case, the coordinates for Trenton 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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