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Welcome to Walls ...

The town of Walls is located in DeSoto County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walls has a population of 1,420 people<2> (see below for details).

Walls is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Walls lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walls had an population of 1,420 people. This is an increase of 22.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 190.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walls had a population of 1,162 people. This makes Walls the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Walls represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 146th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,162 people, the population of Walls increased 137.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 489 people).

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

Communities Also Named Walls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Walls - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Oklahoma and Ontario.

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

Communities near Walls ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
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    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Walls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Southaven [DeSoto County]
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    • Southaven [DeSoto County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Walls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 55,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southaven have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southaven<5>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
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    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Walls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<5>
  • Horn Lake [DeSoto County]
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    • Horn Lake [DeSoto County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Walls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,272 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horn Lake<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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      • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<5>
    • Hernando [DeSoto County]
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      • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<5>
    • Marion [Crittenden County]
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      • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,310 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village
    • Hughes [Saint Francis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hughes
      • Hughes [Saint Francis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hughes<5>
    • Edmondson [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmondson
      • Edmondson [Crittenden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Walls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmondson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmondson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walls ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

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 DeSoto, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Walls) 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 Walls. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walls

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9559, Longitude: -90.1526    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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