Marietta, Mississippi

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Marietta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles S of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Prentiss
Standard Zip Codes 38856
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.501
Longitude -88.468

Marietta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
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Marietta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 248 100%
Male 122 49.2%
Female 126 50.8%
Under 18 54 21.8%
18+ 194 78.2%
65+ 43 17.3%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.91
White 245 98.8%
African-American 3 1.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 1.2%

Estimated Marietta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 248
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Marietta Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 49.1%
English 25%
Irish 18.5%
Swedish 2.8%
Greek 2.8%
German 1.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Marietta 248 $40,833
Baldwyn 3,321 $37,598
Belmont 1,961 $37,639
Booneville 8,625 $38,918
Guntown 1,183 $29,783
Mantachie 1,107 $35,000
Saltillo 3,393 $44,018
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