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Welcome to Barr ...

Barr is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Barr is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Barr is within the boundaries of the (731) area code.

Websites for Barr ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.laudcc.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Barr, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Barr ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Barr - they are located in Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2) and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Barr ...

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

  • Mengelwood [Dyer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mengelwood
    • Mengelwood [Dyer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Barr
    • Estimated population in 2014: 656,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mengelwood
  • Blytheville [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blytheville
    • Blytheville [Mississippi County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,216 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blytheville<5>
  • Ripley [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,624 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Osceola [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osceola
    • Osceola [Mississippi County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Barr
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,576 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gosnell [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gosnell
      • Gosnell [Mississippi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gosnell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gosnell
    • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniels Point Landing
      • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Barr
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,874 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels Point Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniels Point Landing
    • Halls [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls
      • Halls [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,041 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halls<5>
    • Steele [Pemiscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steele
      • Steele [Pemiscot County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<5>
    • Luxora [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luxora
      • Luxora [Mississippi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxora
    • Henning [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henning
      • Henning [Lauderdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Barr
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 929 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henning
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henning<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barr ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Lauderdale County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Lauderdale, 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 Barr - 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' (or 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- Barr) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barr. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8823, Longitude: -89.7312       In this case, the coordinates for Barr 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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