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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi


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Statistics & Facts

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.
The population of Sturgis is approximately 198 (1990), 254 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 105 (1990), 116 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sturgis is 3.371 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sturgis to Washington DC is 799 miles.
The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 99 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sturgis is positioned 33.34 degrees north of the equator and 89.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Tracing Your Ancestors in Sturgis, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi. This page has great genealogical information and links to help you research your ancestors.

A history page for Sturgis and Whitefield, Mississippi

Here are a few "tidbits of information" from the Sturgis history page above:
"The first settlement here was the village of Whitefield (pronounced Whitfield)
In 1883-1885, the Illinois Central Railroad obtained the rights to operate near Whitefield. One of the stockholders, a wealthy Mrs. Sturgis from Kentucky, asked that the town be named in her honor. It was done, but the promised funds never came."
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The Annual "Little Sturgis All-bike Rally" in Sturgis, Mississippi. The rally attracts thousands of motorcyclists each September.

Bench Mark Works Motorcycle Museum and Campground
3400 Earles Fork Road
Sturgis, Mississippi 39769
Telephone: (662) 465-6444
Phone: Home/Office/Fax: (662) 465-6444
Craig Vechorik email:
Free admission year round
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