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Welcome to Beaumont ...

The town of Beaumont is located in Perry County<1>.

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

When the people of Beaumont refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Beaumonter<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beaumont has a population of 907 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Beaumont is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Beaumont: (601) and (769)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beaumont had an population of 907 people. This is a decrease of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beaumont had a population of 951 people (which is 7.76% of the total population of Perry County). This makes Beaumont the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Beaumont represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 951 people, the population of Beaumont decreased 2.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 977 people).

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

Communities Also Named Beaumont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Beaumont - they are located in Alberta, California (2), Colorado, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec (2), Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Beaumont ...

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

  • Richton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
    • Richton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Beaumont and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 992 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<8>
  • New Augusta (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Augusta
    • New Augusta lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the west of Beaumont and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<8>
  • McLain (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLain
    • McLain lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Beaumont and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLain
  • Wingate (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
    • Wingate lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the northwest of Beaumont and is located in Perry County
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  • Avera (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avera
    • Avera lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Beaumont and is located in Greene County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Goodluck (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
    • Goodluck lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Beaumont and is located in Forrest County
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  • McLaurin (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
    • McLaurin lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Beaumont and is located in Forrest County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin
  • Carson City (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson City
    • Carson City lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<7> to the northeast of Beaumont and is located in Greene County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson City
  • Leakesville (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leakesville
    • Leakesville lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the east of Beaumont and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<8>
  • Mulberry (21 miles [33.8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
    • Mulberry lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the north of Beaumont and is located in Wayne County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaumont ...

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

Adding Beaumont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beaumont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Beaumont was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Beaumont

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Perry County

About Mississippi

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beaumont. 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 Perry, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Beaumont refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Beaumont may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beaumont.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beaumont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<7>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 from Point A (ie- Beaumont) 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 Beaumont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BeaumontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beaumont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1707, Longitude: -88.9251       In this case, the coordinates for Beaumont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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