Pontotoc Mississippi Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Pontotoc, Mississippi Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 

Home

US Facts

Footsteps of
History

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables

Search


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For

Pontotoc

Pontotoc County,

Mississippi

Zip Code

The Land of Hanging Grapes


The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.


What would you like to know about Pontotoc

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Pontotoc Chamber of Commerce.

Pontotoc Schools.



Zip Codes

38863

Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Pontotoc is approximately 5,253 (2000), 5625 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,972 (1990), 2129 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pontotoc is 24.473 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pontotoc is 9.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.412 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pontotoc to Washington DC is 769 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 151 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pontotoc is positioned 34.24 degrees north of the equator and 89.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pontotoc elevation is 501 feet above sea level.
Pontotoc median income is $28,491 (2000).

The Pontotoc median home price is $72,500 (2000).

Pontotoc miscellany.

Return to Index

Location

Pontotoc location: in northeastern Mississippi. It is about 13 miles from Tupelo and about 97 miles from Nashville, Tennessee. Other nearby communities include Algoma, Ecru, Thaxton, Sherman, New Houlka, New Albany and Verona.

Return to Index

Climate & Weather

Pontotoc average annual rainfall is 58 inches per year
Pontotoc average temperature is 61 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 40 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 60.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80.7 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.5 degrees F.

Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Pontotoc history:

Thomas MacMackin is known to be the founder of Pontotoc. He purchased land here after the Treaty of Pontotoc in 1832, divided it into lots and sold them. Pontotoc became an official town on 4 May 1836. Learn more about the local history on this history page
Return to Index

Attractions

Pontotoc attractions:

Stafford Park
Phone: 662-489-1882
Pontotoc City Lake & Park

Gordon's of Lochinvar
This historic home near Pontotoc was built in 1836 by Robert Gordon . The home has an interesting history.

Return to Index


Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Mississippi

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search