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Welcome to Tuscola ...

Tuscola is located in Leake County<1>.

Tuscola is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tuscola: (601) & (769)<3>

Websites for Tuscola ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.leakems.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Tuscola, the following might be of interest:

Adding Tuscola 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 Tuscola 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 Tuscola elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Tuscola on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tuscola on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Tuscola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Tuscola - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Tuscola ...

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

  • Forest [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Tuscola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<6>
  • Carthage [Leake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Leake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Tuscola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,782 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage<6>
  • Walnut Grove [Leake County]
  • Sebastopol [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sebastopol
    • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Tuscola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebastopol have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebastopol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebastopol<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lena [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
      • Lena [Leake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Tuscola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<6>
    • Standing Pine [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Standing Pine
      • Standing Pine [Leake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Tuscola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Standing Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Standing Pine
    • Redwater [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redwater
      • Redwater [Leake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Tuscola
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redwater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwater
    • Dowdville [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dowdville
      • Dowdville [Neshoba County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Tuscola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dowdville
    • Laurel Hill [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Hill
      • Laurel Hill [Neshoba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Tuscola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Hill
    • Branch [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
      • Branch [Scott County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Tuscola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuscola ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Leake County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tuscola. 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 Leake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tuscola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tuscola) 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 Tuscola. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuscola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuscola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6206, Longitude: -89.5278    
<5>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.
<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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