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Welcome to Tucker ...

Tucker is located in Neshoba County<1>.

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

Tucker is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Tucker 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 Tucker 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 Tucker 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 Tucker on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Tucker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Tucker - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Tucker ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
  • Union [Neshoba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Neshoba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Tucker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Tucker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Noxapater [Winston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noxapater
    • Noxapater [Winston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Tucker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 438 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxapater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noxapater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxapater<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sebastopol [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sebastopol
      • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Tucker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebastopol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebastopol
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebastopol<6>
    • House [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Neshoba County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Tucker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
    • Neshoba [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neshoba
      • Neshoba [Neshoba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Tucker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neshoba
    • Bogue Chitto [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogue Chitto
      • Bogue Chitto [Neshoba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tucker
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogue Chitto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogue Chitto
    • Pearl River [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
      • Pearl River [Neshoba County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Tucker
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Dowdville [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowdville
      • Dowdville [Neshoba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Tucker
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dowdville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tucker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Neshoba County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tucker. 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 Neshoba, 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 Tucker - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tucker) 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 Tucker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tucker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tucker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7065, Longitude: -89.0539       In this case, the coordinates for Tucker 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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