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Welcome to Bear Town ...

Bear Town is located in Pike County<1>.

Bear Town is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bear Town: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Bear Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bear Town - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Bear Town ...

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

  • Magnolia [Pike County]
  • Summit [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Bear Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<5>
  • Osyka [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osyka
    • Osyka [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Bear Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<5>
  • Bacots [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
    • Bacots [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Bear Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Bear Town
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    • Holmesville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmesville
      • Holmesville [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Bear Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmesville
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Bear Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Gillsburg [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillsburg
      • Gillsburg [Amite County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Bear Town
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    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
      • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Bear Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<5>
    • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
      • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Bear Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bear Town ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pike County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

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 Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bear Town - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Bear Town) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bear Town. 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 Bear Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bear Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2250, Longitude: -90.4606    
<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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