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Welcome to Vowell ...

Vowell is located in Winston County<1>.

Vowell is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Vowell: (662)

Communities near Vowell ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Neshoba County]
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    • Philadelphia [Neshoba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Vowell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,003 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<4>
  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
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    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Vowell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<4>
  • Louisville [Winston County]
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    • Louisville [Winston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Vowell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,926 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<4>
  • Noxapater [Winston County]
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    • Noxapater [Winston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Vowell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 434 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxapater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxapater<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
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      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Vowell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<4>
    • Ethel [Attala County]
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      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Vowell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 381 people
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    • McCool [Attala County]
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      • McCool [Attala County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Vowell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
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    • Hinze [Winston County]
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      • Hinze [Winston County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Vowell
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    • Plattsburg [Winston County]
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      • Plattsburg [Winston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Vowell
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    • Pearl River [Neshoba County]
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      • Pearl River [Neshoba County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Vowell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Vowell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vowell.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vowell ...

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

Adding Vowell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Vowell 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 Vowell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Vowell on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Winston County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vowell. 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 Winston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vowell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vowell) 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 Vowell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VowellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vowell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9834, Longitude: -89.3079    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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