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Welcome to Wicker ...

Wicker is located in Smith County<1>.

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

Wicker is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wicker: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Wicker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Wicker: This one is located in Smith County and the other is located in Tunica County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 4 communities that are also named Wicker - they are located in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Wicker ...

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

  • Forest [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
    • Forest [Scott County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Wicker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<6>
  • Morton [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
    • Morton [Scott County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wicker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<6>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Wicker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wicker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Lake [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
      • Lake [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<6>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Montrose [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wicker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wicker ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Smith County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wicker. 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 Smith, 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 Wicker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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- Wicker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wicker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2188, Longitude: -89.5431       In this case, the coordinates for Wicker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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