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Welcome to Hornsby ...

The town of Hornsby is located in Hardeman County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Hornsby, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1920.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hornsby has a population of 262 people<3> (see below for details).

Hornsby is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hornsby had an population of 262 people. This is a decrease of 13.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hornsby had a population of 303 people. This makes Hornsby the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 303 people, the population of Hornsby has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 306 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hornsby.

Communities Also Named Hornsby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hornsby - they are located in Illinois and Texas.

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

Communities near Hornsby ...

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

  • Parkburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parkburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkburg
    • Parkburg is located in Madison County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 10,156 people
  • Deanburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deanburg
    • Deanburg is located in Chester County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,395 people
  • Henderson
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Bolivar
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Whiteville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whiteville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whiteville
    • Whiteville is located in Hardeman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,449 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whiteville <5>
  • Selmer
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selmer
    • Selmer is located in McNairy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,280 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer <5>
  • Teague
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Teague have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Teague
    • Teague is located in Hardeman County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,181 people
  • Walnut
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut
    • Walnut is located in Tippah County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut <5>
  • Bethel Springs
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Springs
    • Bethel Springs is located in McNairy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 727 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Springs <5>
  • Eastview
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview
    • Eastview is located in McNairy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hornsby ...

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

Adding Hornsby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hornsby was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Hornsby post office opened in 1920.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hornsby.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hornsby. 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 Hardeman, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hornsby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hornsby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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