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Welcome to Barlow ...

Barlow is located in Copiah County<1>.

The location of Barlow has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Barlow is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Barlow: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Barlow 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 Barlow in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

Communities Also Named Barlow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Barlow - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Yukon.

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

Communities near Barlow ...

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

  • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Barlow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<6>
  • Utica [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Hinds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Barlow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • Beauregard [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
    • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Barlow
    • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Barlow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Barlow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Barlow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Barlow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Barlow
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Barlow
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs

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 Barlow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barlow.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barlow. 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 Barlow.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barlow ...

Looking for more information about Barlow? 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 Barlow, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Barlow.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Copiah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barlow. 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 Copiah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barlow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barlow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barlow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8227, Longitude: -90.6493       In this case, the coordinates for Barlow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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