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Welcome to Waterford ...

Waterford is located in Marshall County<1>.

The location of Waterford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Waterford is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Waterford is within the (662) area code.

Adding Waterford 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 Waterford 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 Waterford 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 Waterford on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Waterford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Waterford - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Waterford ...

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

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
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    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Waterford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Waterford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<5>
  • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Waterford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<5>
  • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Waterford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
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      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Waterford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Waterford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Laws Hill [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laws Hill
      • Laws Hill [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Waterford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laws Hill
    • Chulahoma [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chulahoma
      • Chulahoma [Marshall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Waterford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chulahoma
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Waterford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
    • Aiken [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aiken
      • Aiken [Tate County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Waterford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aiken

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Marshall County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Waterford. 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 Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Waterford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6476, Longitude: -89.4573       In this case, the coordinates for Waterford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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