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Welcome to Willows ...

Willows is located in Claiborne County<1>.

Willows is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Willows: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Willows ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Willows - they are located in California (5), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Montana, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Willows ...

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

  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Willows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<6>
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Willows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<6>
  • Utica [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Willows
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Willows
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Elmo [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Elmo
      • Saint Elmo [Claiborne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Willows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Elmo
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Willows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Willows
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Cayuga [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
      • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Willows
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Willows
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Stout [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stout
      • Stout [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Willows
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stout have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stout

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willows ...

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

Adding Willows to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Willows in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Willows was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Willows on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Claiborne County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Willows. 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 Claiborne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willows - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Willows) 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 Willows. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WillowsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0364, Longitude: -90.8963    
<5>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.
<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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