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Overview

Introduction to Louisville, Mississippi

Louisville, Mississippi, in Winston county, is located 86 miles W of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center) and is 151 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee.

Louisville History

Louisville was named in honor of a Natchez lawyer called Louis Winston. The city is the county seat of Winston County, which was established in 1833. The first public school of the city was established in 1872. Louisville is the birthplace of Lisa Stewart, the American country music singer and the host of "This Week in Country Music."

Louisville and nearby Attractions

  • Big Red Fire Museum
  • Legion State Park
  • Choctaw Lake
  • Nanih Waya State Park
  • Geyser Falls
  • Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum

Things To Do In Louisville

Travelers to Louisville can visit the Big Red Fire Museum which features a collection of antique fire engines and fire equipment. The Strand Theatre, which is an historic movie theater, is worth taking a look at as well. The Louisville Church of Christ, East Louisville Church, First United Pentecostal Church, and Greenboro Church are some of the local churches. In addition, the city also hosts the Red Hills Festival every year in the month of May.

Louisville Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.

Louisville Higher Education

For higher education, Louisville’s residents can enroll at the Mississippi State University, Meridian Community College, and Mississippi University for Women.

People

Total Population 6,407
Male Share of the Population 43.8%
Female Share of the Population 56.2%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 2,182
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 31.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,096
% Above Poverty Level 55.1%
% Below Poverty Level 44.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $82,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.8%
US/American 0%
English 4.6%
Irish 4.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Louisville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles W of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Winston
Standard Zip Codes 39339
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.123
Longitude -89.055

Louisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOUISVILLE
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
Station PHILADELPHIA 1 WSW
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station MACON 3 N
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ackerman 1,861 $46,307
French Camp 216 $60,750
McCool 148 $61,250
Noxapater 374 $28,864
Sturgis 438 $46,106
Weir 507 $48,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Louisville Hospitals

WINSTON MEDICAL CENTER & SWINGBED
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
562 EAST MAIN STREET
(662) 773-6211
Emergency Service: Yes

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Louisville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LOUISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
200 IVY AVENUE
662-773-3431
A Title I School.
Serves 616 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

NANIH WAIYA ATTENDANCE CENTER
13937 HWY. 397
662-773-6770
A Title I School.
Serves 484 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

WINSTON LOUISVILLE VOC CENTER
204 IVY AVENUE
662-773-6152
A Vocational School

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