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Welcome to Walnut ...
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.
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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021