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Yazoo City, Mississippi
Welcome to Yazoo City ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Yazoo City has a population of 10,869 people<2> (see below for details).
Yazoo City was established in 1824.
The city of Yazoo City was previously named Manchester. Going back to its beginning, The community of Yazoo City was originally named Hannan's Bluff. For more information about the names of Yazoo City, see The Names of Yazoo City on our Genealogy Page.
Yazoo City is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Yazoo City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Yazoo City lies within the (662) area code.
The ZIP code for Yazoo City: 39194<4>
Websites for Yazoo City ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.yazoo.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Yazoo City, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yazoo City had an population of 10,869 people. This is a decrease of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.3% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Yazoo City had a population of 11,403 people (which is 40.63% of the total population of Yazoo County). This makes Yazoo City the county's most populous community.
The population of Yazoo City represents 0.38% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,403 people, the population of Yazoo City decreased 21.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,550 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Yazoo City.
Adding Yazoo City 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 Yazoo City 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 Yazoo City elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Yazoo City on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Yazoo City on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Yazoo City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yazoo City.
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 Yazoo City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yazoo City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yazoo City. 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 Yazoo City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yazoo City. Our list includes 52 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Yazoo City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yazoo City ...
Looking for more information about Yazoo City? 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 Yazoo City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Yazoo City.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021