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Grenada is a city in Grenada County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the West Indian island

The latitude of Grenada is 33.768N. The longitude is -89.808W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 213 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,649.


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Median household income
Local
$25,589
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grenada demographic reports
Grenada is on the Yalobusha River
Former and merged names include:
· Pittsburgh
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 89. The number of murders and homicides was 5. The violent crime rate was 6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Mississippi John Hurt, blues singer
Local festivals include:
  • Fiddlin' with the Frogs Blue Grass Festival - Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2007
  • Downtown Jubilee - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grenada web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hugh White State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grenada demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grenada County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38901 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Grenada residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grenada ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grenada was $13,734, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Grenada residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
Grenada festival dates:

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History

Historic districts in Grenada include Margin Street Historic District, South Main Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Grenada, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.


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Libraries in Grenada include Elizabeth Jones Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Grenada County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grenada political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Grenada workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Grenada between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Grenada include Comfort Inn Grenada, Country Inn & Suites, Jameson Inn Grenada, Knights Inn, Super 8.

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