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Buildings along Main Street
Location of Fulton, Mississippi
|• Total||8.71 sq mi (22.55 km2)|
|• Land||8.49 sq mi (21.99 km2)|
|• Water||0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)|
|Elevation||341 ft (104 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||468.73/sq mi (180.97/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0670269|
The city is part of the Tupelo Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Fulton is located at(34.266110, -88.401358).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23 km2), of which 8.6 square miles (22 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (2.60%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||795||17.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino||130||2.86%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,542 people, 1,255 households, and 797 families residing in the city.
The Mississippian Railway provides rail service to local companies.
The Tennessee–Tombigbee Waterway provides water transportation for industries in Fulton.
Fulton is served by the Itawamba County School District.
- Donnie Bell, member of the Mississippi House of Representatives
- Brian Dozier, Major League Baseball infielder
- Roy Gregory, former head football coach for Austin Peay State University
- Jimmie Lunceford, jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era
- Ally Ewing (nee McDonald), professional golfer on LPGA Tour
- Maikhail Miller, former American football quarterback
- Vernon Presley, father of Elvis Presley
- Lyonel Thomas Senter Jr., U.S. federal judge
- Samuel M. Taylor, congressman from Arkansas
- Peggy Welch, member of the Indiana House of Representatives
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