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The location of Fort Pillow









Welcome to Fort Pillow ...

Fort Pillow is located in Lauderdale County.

The location of Fort Pillow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Fort Pillow: Ft. Pillow

Fort Pillow is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Fort Pillow: (731)

Communities near Fort Pillow ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort Pillow and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Luxora (AR)   [Map]   1,060   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Osceola (AR)   [Map]   6,926   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Atoka   [Map]   9,201   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,903   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clopton   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Covington   [Map]   8,821   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Pillow.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Pillow. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Pillow. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Pillow.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fort Pillow:

Websites for Fort Pillow ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.laudcc.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Pillow ...

Looking for more information about Fort Pillow? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Pillow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Pillow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Pillow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6634, Longitude: -89.7390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Pillow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Pillow.

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