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.



Total Population6,373
Male Share of the Population43.1%
Female Share of the Population56.9%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+2,242
Age of the Population35


% of people married33.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.2%
Median Earnings25+$25,718
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,735
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,107


Median Family Income$34,179
% Above Poverty Level56.7%
% Below Poverty Level43.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home0.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%


People Living Alone29.1%
Median Gross Rent$573
Median House Value$85,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.5%
French Except Basque0.3%
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Louisville Almanac

County Winston County
Standard Zip Codes39339
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.12
Approximate Longitude-89.05

Louisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance1 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.8 inches
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.7 inches
StationMACON 3 N
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 53 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 92 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip56.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
French Camp238$58,750

Louisville Hospitals

Diamond Grove Center
2311 Highway 15 South
(662) 779-0119
Winston Medical Center
562 East Main
(662) 773-6211

Louisville Public Schools

Eiland Middle School
508 Camile Street
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-9001
Total Enrollment 397
Fair Elementary School
301 N Columbus Avenue
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-5946
Total Enrollment 587
Louisville Elementary School
300 N Columbus Avenue
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-3258
Total Enrollment 472
Louisville High School
200 Ivy Avenue
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-3431
Total Enrollment 492
Nanih Waiya Attendance Center
13937 Hwy. 397
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-6770
Total Enrollment 532
Winston Louisville Voc Center
204 Ivy Avenue
ZIP: 39339
(662) 773-6152

Louisville Private Schools

Grace Christian School
173 Mcleod Rd
ZIP: 39339
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 131
Winston Academy
111 Richardson Rd
ZIP: 39339
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 485
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