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Welcome to Walthall ...

The village of Walthall is located in Webster County<1> and is the County Seat for Webster County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walthall has a population of 138 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Walthall is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Walthall is within the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Walthall: 39771<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walthall had an population of 138 people. This is a decrease of 4.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walthall had a population of 144 people. This makes Walthall the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Walthall decreased 15.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 170 people).

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

Adding Walthall 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 Walthall 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 Walthall 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 Walthall on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Walthall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Walthall - they are located in Oklahoma and Virginia.

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

Communities near Walthall ...

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

  • Eupora [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Walthall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<7>
  • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Walthall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<7>
  • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Walthall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<7>
  • Derma [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
    • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Walthall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Walthall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Walthall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<7>
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Walthall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Walthall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Walthall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Walthall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walthall ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walthall. 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 Webster, 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 Walthall.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walthall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Walthall). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walthall or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Walthall) 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 Walthall. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walthall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walthall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6074, Longitude: -89.2778    
<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.
<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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