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Welcome to Tylertown ...

The town of Tylertown is located in Walthall County<1> and is the County Seat for Walthall County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tylertown has a population of 1,428 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Tylertown is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Tylertown: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tylertown had an population of 1,428 people. This is a decrease of 11.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tylertown had a population of 1,609 people (which is 10.42% of the total population of Walthall County). This makes Tylertown the county's most populous community.

The population of Tylertown represents 0.05% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,609 people, the population of Tylertown decreased 15.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,910 people).

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

Communities Also Named Tylertown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Tylertown - they are located in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.

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

Communities near Tylertown ...

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

  • Franklinton
  • Magnolia
  • Kokomo
  • Holmesville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmesville
    • Holmesville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmesville
  • Mount Hermon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
    • Mount Hermon lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Tylertown.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<7>
  • Sartinville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartinville
    • Sartinville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartinville
  • Topisaw
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topisaw
    • Topisaw lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topisaw
  • Bacots
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
    • Bacots lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
  • Pine
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine
    • Pine lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine
  • Sunny Hill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Hill
    • Sunny Hill lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Tylertown.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tylertown ...

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

Adding Tylertown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tylertown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Tylertown was on a map titled Road Map for Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Tylertown.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tylertown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Walthall, 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 Tylertown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tylertown - 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- Tylertown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tylertown. 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 TylertownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tylertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1174, Longitude: -90.1443       In this case, the coordinates for Tylertown 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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