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Welcome to Sardis ...
The location of Sardis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sardis has a population of 1,581 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sardis.
Sardis is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sardis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Sardis: (662)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sardis had an population of 1,581 people. This is a decrease of 7.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sardis had a population of 1,703 people. This makes Sardis the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sardis represents 0.06% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,703 people, the population of Sardis decreased 16.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,038 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sardis.
Adding Sardis 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 Sardis 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 Sardis 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 Sardis on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Sardis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Sardis: This one is located in Panola County and the other is located in Copiah County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 37 communities that are also named Sardis - they are located in Alabama (8), Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Florida, Georgia (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Minnesota, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (4), Virginia and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sardis.
Communities near Sardis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sardis.
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 Sardis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sardis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sardis. 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 Sardis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sardis. See our Newspapers Page for Sardis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sardis ...
Looking for more information about Sardis? 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 Sardis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sardis.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021