Meridian Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Meridian: City in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States
Meridian is a city located in the county of Lauderdale in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 41,148 and a population density of 291 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 36,011 inhabitants.
The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.
Meridian is located at 32°21'52"N 88°42'13"W (32.3643100, -88.7036600).
Meridian forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more
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Meridian Quick Facts
|Population :||36,011 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|County :||Lauderdale County|
|Postal code :||39301–39307|
|Phone Area Codes :||601|
|Area :||141.17 km2|
|Altitude :||344 feet / 105 meters|
|Capital city :||Meridian is capital of Lauderdale County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1854 (167 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||Central Time Zone|
|Local time :||04:46:47 (22nd October 2021)|
|Density :||255 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-14.27% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||76℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather|
According to census records, the population of Meridian decreased by 14.27% in 10 years.
People born in Meridian (136)
People born in Meridian, including singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and musician Hayley Williams, actress, author, and producer Sela Ward, actress Diane Ladd, you can see a list of people who born in Meridian.
- Maryon Pittman Allen (American politician (1925-2018)) she was born in 30/11/1925
- Winfield Dunn (American politician) he was born in 01/07/1927
- Jimmie Rodgers (American country singer, songwriter) he was born in 08/09/1897
- Fred Phelps (American pastor and activist) he was born in 13/11/1929
- Alvin Fielder (American drummer) he was born in 23/11/1935
- Barry Hannah (Short story writer, novelist, professor) he was born in 23/04/1942
- Cleo Brown (American singer) she was born in 08/12/1909
- Jamie Brown (American baseball player) he was born in 31/03/1977
- Dyron Nix (American basketball player) he was born in 11/02/1967
- George Wilson (basketball player from the United States born in 1942) he was born in 09/05/1942
- Chris Ethridge (American musician) he was born in 10/02/1947
- Aubert C. Dunn (American politician (1896-1987)) he was born in 20/11/1896
- John Luther Adams (American composer) he was born in 23/01/1953
- Blind Roosevelt Graves (American blues musician) he was born in 09/12/1909
- Moe Bandy (American country singer) he was born in 12/02/1944
- David Ruffin (American singer) he was born in 18/01/1941
- Earl Aycock (American musician and radio host) he was born in 01/11/1930
- Derrick McKey (American basketball player) he was born in 10/10/1966
Schools in Meridian
College & universities near Meridian, MS
|175935||Meridian Community College||Meridian (MS)||39307-5801|
Amtrak & bus stations near Meridian, MS
|MEI||Union Station||1901 Front Street||RAIL|
|LAU||Laurel station||230 North Maple Street||RAIL|
|THM||Thomasville, AL||34390 US Highway 43||BUS|
|GVH||Grove Hill, AL||430 South Jackson Street||BUS|
Post offices near Meridian
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Meridian Post Office||Meridian (MS)||39301|
Other places with the same name (5)
- Meridian , Idaho city in Ada County, Idaho, United States with a population of 114,161 people.
- Meridian , Texas city in Texas, USA with a population of 1,502 people.
- Meridian , New York city in Cayuga County, New York, United States of America with a population of 285 people.
- Meridian , Oklahoma town in Logan County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 45 people.
Other cities in Lauderdale County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lauderdale County , MS.
|Marion||1,482||Suburb town of Meridian, located in Lauderdale County, Mississippi|
|Nellieburg||1,414||Census designated place|
Distance to Other Cities
Meridian distances to largest Mississippi cities