A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Water Valley, Mississippi
Welcome to Water Valley ...
The location of Water Valley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Water Valley: Water Vly. (or less commonly used: Water Vally. or Water Vlly.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Water Valley has a population of 3,255 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Water Valley.
Water Valley is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Water Valley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Water Valley lies within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Water Valley had an population of 3,255 people. This is a decrease of 4.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Water Valley had a population of 3,392 people (or 26.76% of the total population of Yalobusha County). This makes Water Valley the county's most populous community.
The population of Water Valley represents 0.11% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,392 people, the population of Water Valley decreased 7.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,677 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Water Valley.
Adding Water Valley 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 Water Valley 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 Water Valley 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 Water Valley on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Water Valley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Water Valley - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Tennessee (3) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Water Valley.
Communities near Water Valley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Water Valley.
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 Water Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Water Valley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Water Valley. 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 Water Valley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Water Valley. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Water Valley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Water Valley ...
Looking for more information about Water Valley? 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 Water Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Water Valley.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021