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Welcome to Amy ...

Amy is located in Jones County<1>.

Amy is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Amy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Amy: (601) & (769)<3>

Adding Amy to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Amy in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Amy elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Amy on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Amy on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Amy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Amy - they are located in Arkansas, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Amy.

Communities near Amy ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Amy.

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Amy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<5>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Amy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<5>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Amy
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Amy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Amy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<5>
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Amy
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena
    • Moss [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Amy
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss
    • Stringer [Jasper County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Amy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Amy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Amy. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Amy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Amy. See our Newspapers Page for Amy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Amy ...

Looking for more information about Amy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Amy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Amy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Amy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Jones, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Amy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Amy) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Amy. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Amy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Amy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7775, Longitude: -89.2583    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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