Water Valley Yalobusha County, Mississippi

Water Valley: City in Yalobusha County, Mississippi, United States of America


Water Valley is a city located in the county of Yalobusha in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,392 and a population density of 187 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,221 inhabitants.

Water Valley Quick Facts

Population : 3,221 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Yalobusha County
Postal code : 38965
Phone Area Codes : 662
Area : 18.16 km2
Altitude : 292 feet / 89 meters
Capital city : Water Valley is capital of Yalobusha County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:16:58 (23rd January 2022)
Density : 177 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.31% (2010-2020)
Weather : 22℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Water Valley locator map
Location of Water Valley on Mississippi map.
Main Street Water Valley  Mississippi image
Main Street Water Valley Mississippi
Main Street Water Valley  Mississippi image


Water Valley is located at 34°9'5"N 89°37'53"W (34.1515000, -89.6314700).

Water Valley map


Water Valley forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. more


According to census records, the population of Water Valley decreased by 5.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,392 - census
2011 3,351 -1.22% estimation process
2012 3,322 -0.87% estimation process
2013 3,320 -0.06% estimation process
2014 3,304 -0.48% estimation process
2015 3,344 1.2% estimation process
2016 3,346 0.06% estimation process
2017 3,343 -0.09% estimation process
2018 3,320 -0.69% estimation process
2019 3,255 -2% estimation process
2020 3,221 -1.06% estimation process

Water Valley zip code is 38965. County name: Yalobusha, County fips: 28161

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People born in Water Valley (6)

People born in Water Valley, including baseball player Frank Ragland, editorial cartoonist Henry Jackson Lewis, archaeologist James A. Ford, .


  • Lloyd L. Gaines (American activist) he was born in 01/01/1911
  • Ray Terrell (American football player) he was born in 29/06/1919
  • Bryant Mix (American football player) he was born in 28/07/1972

Schools in Water Valley

College & universities near Water Valley, MS

Code Name City ZIP
176017 University of Mississippi University (MS) 38677-1848
175722 Academy of Hair Design-Grenada Grenada (MS) 38901

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Water Valley, MS

Code Name Address Type
GWD Greenwood Carrolton Ave. and East Gibbs Street RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL

Post offices near Water Valley

Post Office Name City ZIP
Water Valley Post Office Water Valley (MS) 38965

Other cities in Yalobusha County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yalobusha County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Coffeeville 811 Human settlement in Yalobusha County, Mississippi, United States of America
Oakland 514 Town in Yalobusha County, Mississippi

Distance to Other Cities

Water Valley distances to largest Mississippi cities