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Welcome to Enterprise ...

The town of Enterprise is located in Clarke County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Enterprise has a population of 475 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Enterprise.

Enterprise is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Enterprise: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Enterprise had an population of 475 people. This is a decrease of 9.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Enterprise had a population of 526 people. This makes Enterprise the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Enterprise represents 0.02% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 205th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 526 people, the population of Enterprise increased 10.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 474 people).

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

Adding Enterprise 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 Enterprise 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 Enterprise elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Enterprise on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Enterprise ...

While we believe that this Enterprise is located in Clarke County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Enterprise. Those communities are located in the following counties: Amite, Lincoln and Union County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 66 communities that are also named Enterprise - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California (4), Florida (2), Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Northwest Territories, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (5), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Enterprise ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Enterprise
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<7>
  • Quitman [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quitman
    • Quitman [Clarke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Enterprise
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<7>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Enterprise
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
  • Hickory [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Enterprise
    • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Enterprise
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<7>
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Enterprise
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Fellowship [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fellowship
      • Fellowship [Jasper County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Enterprise
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fellowship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fellowship:
      • Masengale
      • Fellowship has also been known as:
      • Old Fellowship
    • Orange [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
      • Orange [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Enterprise
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Rose Hill [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Hill
      • Rose Hill [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Enterprise
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill
    • Penantly [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penantly
      • Penantly [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Enterprise
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penantly

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Enterprise. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Enterprise.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enterprise ...

Looking for more information about Enterprise? 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 Enterprise, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Enterprise.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Clarke County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Clarke, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Enterprise.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Enterprise - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Enterprise) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Enterprise. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Enterprise

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Enterprise. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1739, Longitude: -88.8150       In this case, the coordinates for Enterprise have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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