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Welcome to Union ...
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 1,896 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
Area codes for Union: (601) and (769)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union had an population of 1,896 people. This is a decrease of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Union had a population of 1,988 people (which is 9.15% of the total population of Newton 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 (which had a count of 2,021 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Union.
Communities Also Named Union ...
While we believe that this Union is located in Newton County, we know of another 6 Mississippi communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Jones, Lee, Neshoba, Simpson and Smith County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 122 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.
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.
Adding Union to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Union 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022