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Bay Springs, Mississippi

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The location of Bay Springs

Welcome to Bay Springs ...

The city of Bay Springs is located in Jasper County and is the County Seat for Jasper County.

The location of Bay Springs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Bay Springs: Bay Spgs. (or less commonly used: Bay Spngs. or Bay Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bay Springs has a population of 1,723 people<2> (see below for details).

Bay Springs is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bay Springs: (601) & (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bay Springs had a population of 1,786 people (or 10.47% of the total population of Jasper County). This makes Bay Springs the county's most populous community.

The population of Bay Springs represents 0.06% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,786 people, the population of Bay Springs decreased 14.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,097 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bay Springs had an population of 1,723 people. This is a decrease of 3.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bay Springs.

Communities near Bay Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bay Springs and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Heidelberg   [Map]   676   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lake Como   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Louin   [Map]   269   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mize   [Map]   327   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Montrose   [Map]   135   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Raleigh   [Map]   1,423   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bay Springs.

Communities Also Named Bay Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Bay Springs - they are located in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bay Springs. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bay Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bay Springs.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bay Springs:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay Springs ...

Looking for more information about Bay Springs? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bay Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bay Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jasper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bay Springs.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bay Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bay Springs) 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 Bay Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bay Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bay Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9773, Longitude: -89.2792     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bay Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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