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Welcome to Union ...

The town of Union is primarily located in Neshoba County<1>. A portion of Union extends into Newton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union has a population of 1,897 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Union is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union had an population of 1,897 people. This is a decrease of 4.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union had a population of 1,988 people (or 6.7% of the total population of Neshoba County). This makes Union the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Union represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,988 people, the population of Union decreased 1.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,021 people).

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

Adding Union 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 Union 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 Union 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 Union on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Union ...

While we believe that this Union is located in Neshoba County, we know of another 5 Mississippi communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Jones, Lee, Simpson and Smith County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 121 communities that are also named Union - they are located in Alabama (10), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (3), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (6), Texas (9), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Union ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
  • Newton [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
    • Newton [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Union
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<7>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Union
    • 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<7>
  • Hickory [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Union
    • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<7>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<7>
    • Sebastopol [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sebastopol
      • Sebastopol [Scott County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Union
      • 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<7>
    • House [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for House
      • House [Neshoba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on House
    • Lucern [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucern
      • Lucern [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Union
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucern
    • Tucker [Neshoba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [Neshoba County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Union
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) 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 Union. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5711, Longitude: -89.1152       In this case, the coordinates for Union 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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