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Welcome to Bassfield ...

The town of Bassfield is located in Jefferson Davis County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bassfield has a population of 212 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bassfield.

Bassfield is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bassfield: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bassfield had an population of 212 people. This is a decrease of 16.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bassfield had a population of 254 people. This makes Bassfield the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 254 people, the population of Bassfield decreased 19.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 315 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bassfield.

Communities near Bassfield ...

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

  • Columbia [Marion County]
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    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Bassfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<7>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Bassfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Bassfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<7>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
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    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Bassfield
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<7>
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    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Bassfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Bassfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<7>
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Bassfield
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<7>
    • Arm [Lawrence County]
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      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Bassfield
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    • Kola [Covington County]
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      • Kola [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Bassfield
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    • Arbo [Covington County]
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      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Bassfield
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Bassfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bassfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bassfield ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jefferson Davis County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bassfield. 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 Jefferson Davis, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bassfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bassfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Bassfield) 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 Bassfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4959, Longitude: -89.7456       In this case, the coordinates for Bassfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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