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Walls, Mississippi

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Welcome to Walls ...

The town of Walls is located in DeSoto County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Walls has a population of 1,399 people<1> (see below for details).

Walls is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Walls is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Walls had an population of 1,399 people. This is an increase of 20.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 186.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Walls ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017
Edmondson (AR)   [Map]   399   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hughes (AR)   [Map]   1,275   W   18 miles [29 km]
Marion (AR)   [Map]   12,440   N   18 miles [29 km]
West Memphis (AR)   [Map]   24,860   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hernando   [Map]   15,981   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Horn Lake   [Map]   27,095   E   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Walls. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Walls.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About DeSoto County

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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:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walls.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, 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     [Map].

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