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Welcome to Walnut ...

The town of Walnut is located in Tippah County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walnut has a population of 754 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Walnut is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Walnut: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walnut had an population of 754 people. This is a decrease of 2.2% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walnut had a population of 771 people. This makes Walnut the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Walnut represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 771 people, the population of Walnut increased 2.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 754 people).

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

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

We also found Walnut on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Walnut ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Walnut: This one is located in Tippah County and the other is located in Quitman County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 25 communities that are also named Walnut - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Walnut ...

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

  • Ripley [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
    • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<6>
  • Middleton [Hardeman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middleton
    • Middleton [Hardeman County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleton<6>
  • Ashland [Benton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Benton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
  • Falkner [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
    • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Walnut
    • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ramer [McNairy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramer
      • Ramer [McNairy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ramer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ramer<6>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
    • Grand Junction [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Junction
      • Grand Junction [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Junction
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Junction<6>
    • Kossuth [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kossuth
      • Kossuth [Alcorn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kossuth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kossuth<6>
    • La Grange [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • Hickory Valley [Hardeman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Valley
      • Hickory Valley [Hardeman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Walnut
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Valley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Tippah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Walnut. 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 Tippah, 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 Walnut.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walnut - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Walnut) 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 Walnut. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walnut

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9497, Longitude: -88.9238       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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