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Water Valley is a city in Yalobusha County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Water Valley is 34.151N. The longitude is -89.631W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,763.


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Median household income
Local
$23,777
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Water Valley demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Randall's Stand
Local festivals include:
  • Watermelon Carnival - Aug. 3-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Water Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Water Valley Casey Jones Railroad Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Water Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yalobusha 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 38965 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

1% of Water Valley residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Water Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Water Valley was $13,324, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Water Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Water Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $191.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $566.


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Libraries in Water Valley include Blackmur Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Water Valley workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Water Valley, MS

Pros: Warm, friendly town in a peaceful, rural settings yet only 20 minutes from booming Oxford, cultural capital of the South...

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