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Our Genealogy Helper for Woodland ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Woodland (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Woodland. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Woodland is located in Chickasaw County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Chickasaw County: Calhoun, Clay, Lee, Monroe, Pontotoc & Webster.

Below are the counties that are near Woodland. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Woodland:

  • Chickasaw County     (The home county of Woodland)
    • Houston [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<2>
    • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Vleet
      • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Vleet
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former names for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Old Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<2>
    • Egypt [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Chickasaw County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<2>
  • Calhoun County
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<2>
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
      • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<2>
    • Slate Spring [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Spring
      • Slate Spring [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Spring
    • Slate Springs [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slate Springs
      • Slate Springs [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slate Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Springs
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Big Creek [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Creek
      • Big Creek [Calhoun County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Creek
    • Bruce [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
      • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<2>
  • Choctaw County
    • Mathiston [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mathiston
      • Mathiston [Choctaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mathiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<2>
    • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ackerman
      • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,448 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ackerman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<2>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weir
      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<2>
    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Camp
      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<2>
  • Clay County
    • Una [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Una
      • Una [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Una
    • Pheba [Clay County]
    • Griffith [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Clay County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Abbott [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott
    • Cedar Bluff [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
    • West Point [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Clay County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<2>
  • Holmes County
    • Egypt [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Holmes County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
  • Lee County
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<2>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<2>
    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<2>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<2>
    • Tupelo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<2>
  • Lowndes County
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
  • Monroe County
    • New Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Wren
      • New Wren [Monroe County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wren
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<2>
    • Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wren
      • Wren [Monroe County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wren
    • Amory [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
      • Amory [Monroe County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<2>
    • Hamilton [Monroe County]
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
  • Montgomery County
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
    • Duck Hill [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duck Hill
      • Duck Hill [Montgomery County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,646 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duck Hill
  • Oktibbeha County
    • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maben
      • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 840 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maben
    • Adaton [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adaton
      • Adaton [Oktibbeha County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adaton
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<2>
    • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton Village
      • Clayton Village [Oktibbeha County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton Village
    • Bradley [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
      • Bradley [Oktibbeha County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sturgis
      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<2>
  • Pontotoc County
    • Goodford [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodford
      • Goodford [Pontotoc County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodford
    • Pannell [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pannell
      • Pannell [Pontotoc County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pannell
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<2>
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
      • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<2>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<2>
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<2>
  • Webster County
    • Mantee [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantee
      • Mantee [Webster County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantee have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantee
    • Clarkson [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Fame [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fame
      • Fame [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fame
    • Walthall [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walthall
      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walthall
    • Eupora [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eupora
      • Eupora [Webster County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,005 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eupora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<2>
  • Yalobusha County
    • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Yalobusha County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Woodland, see our County-by-County Page for Woodland.

Newspapers Published in Woodland ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 60 newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodland.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Woodland, there are papers which were published within 25 miles [40.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Woodland.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Woodland:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Woodland ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Woodland.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Woodland covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Woodland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woodland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woodland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Cemetery
  • New Hope Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Hope Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Hope Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope Cemetery
  • Friendship Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Friendship Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship Cemetery
  • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
  • Cousin Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cousin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cousin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cousin Cemetery
  • Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    • Prairie Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prairie Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prairie Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie Creek Cemetery
    • Weaver Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Weaver Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Weaver Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver Cemetery
    • Midway Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Midway Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Midway Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway Cemetery
    • Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    • Pine Bluff Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Bluff Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Bluff Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pine Bluff Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Woodland.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Bluff Cemetery
    • Lower Prairie Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lower Prairie Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lower Prairie Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lower Prairie Creek Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Prairie Creek Cemetery
    • Hughes Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hughes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hughes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hughes Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Woodland.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hughes Cemetery
    • Cross Roads Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cross Roads Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cross Roads Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cross Roads Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross Roads Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Woodland had a post office and railroad service. In 2019, Woodland had a population of 129 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Woodland, with the one closest to Woodland listed first.

  • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Woodland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Woodland had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
  • Congress [Chickasaw County] - Historic
    • While Congress was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Congress
    • Congress [Chickasaw County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Congress had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Congress have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Sparta [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
    • Sparta [Chickasaw County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Woodland
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 102 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sparta had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
  • Tabbville [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tabbville
    • Tabbville [Chickasaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Woodland
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tabbville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tabbville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tabbville
  • Sonora [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonora
    • Sonora [Chickasaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Woodland
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sonora had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sonora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonora
  • Bowles [Chickasaw County] - Historic
    • While Bowles was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowles
    • Bowles [Chickasaw County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Woodland
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowles have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List ...
    • Atlanta [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
      • Atlanta [Chickasaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Atlanta had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atlanta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Hohenlinden [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hohenlinden
      • Hohenlinden [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 19 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hohenlinden had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hohenlinden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hohenlinden
    • Montpelier [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montpelier
      • Montpelier [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 121 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Montpelier had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montpelier have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Houston [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 893 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Houston had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<2>
    • Beasley [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beasley
      • Beasley [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Woodland
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Beasley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beasley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beasley
    • Holladay [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holladay
      • Holladay [Chickasaw County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Woodland
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Holladay had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holladay have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holladay
    • Bently [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bently
      • Bently [Calhoun County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Woodland
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 56 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Bently had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bently have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bently
    • Montevista [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montevista
      • Montevista [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Montevista had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montevista have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montevista
    • Clarkson [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Woodland
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clarkson had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Woodland. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woodland.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Woodland ...

While our initial data about Woodland came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Woodland in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Woodland.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Woodland:
Services available at that time (1895): had a Railroad Station, Express Office

We have found Woodland in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Woodland for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Woodland. See our Misc Page for Woodland for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Mississippi

About Chickasaw County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Woodland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Woodland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Woodland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7797, Longitude: -89.0507       In this case, the coordinates for Woodland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Woodland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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