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Our Genealogy Helper for Beauregard ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Beauregard (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Beauregard. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Beauregard is located in Copiah County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Copiah County: Claiborne, Hinds, Lawrence, Lincoln, Rankin & Simpson.

Below are the counties that are near Beauregard. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Beauregard:

  • Copiah County     (The home county of Beauregard)
    • Wesson [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
      • Wesson [Copiah County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • 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<3>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<3>
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • 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<3>
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
  • Claiborne County
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<3>
  • Franklin County
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Bude [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
      • Bude [Franklin County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<3>
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<3>
  • Hinds County
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<3>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Beauregard
      • 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<3>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byram
      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<3>
    • Learned [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<3>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<3>
  • Jefferson Davis County
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
      • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<3>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
  • Jefferson County
    • Fayette [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the west of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<3>
  • Lawrence County
    • Nola [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nola
      • Nola [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nola
    • Rosella [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosella
      • Rosella [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosella
    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<3>
    • Grange [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange
      • Grange [Lawrence County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Grange. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hebron
      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<3>
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • 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<3>
    • Arm [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arm
      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arm
  • Lincoln County
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<3>
    • Cobbs [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobbs
      • Cobbs [Lincoln County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobbs
  • Pike County
    • Summit [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Pike County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<3>
    • McComb [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
      • McComb [Pike County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<3>
    • Magnolia [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Pike County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<3>
  • Rankin County
    • Alonzo [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alonzo
      • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alonzo
    • Clear Branch [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Branch
      • Clear Branch [Rankin County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Branch
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<3>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<3>
  • Simpson County
    • Shivers [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shivers
      • Shivers [Simpson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shivers
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braxton
      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendenhall
      • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<3>
    • Magee [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Beauregard, see our County-by-County Page for Beauregard.

Newspapers Published in the Vicinity of Beauregard ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 65 newspapers that have been published in the area around Beauregard.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Beauregard. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Beauregard and those printed in the larger area surrounding Beauregard.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 26 miles [41.8 km] of Beauregard.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Beauregard:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Beauregard ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Beauregard.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Beauregard covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • St. Peter Rock Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Peter Rock Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Peter Rock Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Peter Rock Cemetery
  • Beauregard Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beauregard Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Beauregard Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard Cemetery
  • Wesson Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wesson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wesson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson Cemetery
  • St. John Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. John Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. John Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. John Cemetery
  • Franklin Chapel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Franklin Chapel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Franklin Chapel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Chapel Cemetery
  • Sylvarena Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sylvarena Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sylvarena Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Rocky Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rocky Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill Cemetery
    • Russell - Tillman Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Russell - Tillman Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Russell - Tillman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell - Tillman Cemetery
    • Little Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Little Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Little Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Memorial Cemetery
    • Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Starling Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Starling Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Starling Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starling Cemetery
    • New Sight Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Sight Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Sight Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight Cemetery
    • Hillcrest Church of Christ Cemetery
    • Thompson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Thompson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Thompson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Cemetery
    • Little Bahala Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Little Bahala Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Little Bahala Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Bahala Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Beauregard had a population of 603 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2019, Beauregard had a population of 324 people.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Beauregard, with the one closest to Beauregard listed first.

  • Beauregard [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
    • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 603 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Beauregard had a post office and railroad service
    • 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
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Beauregard
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,168 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wesson had a post office and railroad service
    • 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<3>
  • Martinsville [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Copiah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Martinsville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
  • Montgomery [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery [Lincoln County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 19 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
  • Browns Wells [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browns Wells
    • Browns Wells [Copiah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Beauregard
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Browns Wells had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browns Wells have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Wells
  • Gallatin [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallatin
    • Gallatin [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Beauregard
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Gallatin had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallatin
  • Continue List ...
    • Ashley [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashley
      • Ashley [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Beauregard
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ashley had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,515 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hazlehurst had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<3>
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Beauregard
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,142 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Brookhaven had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<3>
    • Tryus [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tryus
      • Tryus [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tryus had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tryus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tryus
    • Bowerton [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowerton
      • Bowerton [Copiah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Beauregard
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bowerton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fair River [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair River
      • Fair River [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Beauregard
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 170 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fair River had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gallman [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallman
      • Gallman [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Beauregard
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gallman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallman
    • Rockport [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
      • Rockport [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Beauregard
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 52 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rockport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
    • Caseyville [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caseyville
      • Caseyville [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Beauregard
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Caseyville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caseyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caseyville

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Beauregard. See our List of 1890's Communities around Beauregard.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Beauregard ...

While our initial data about Beauregard came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Beauregard in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Beauregard.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Beauregard:
Services available at that time (1895): had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

We have found Beauregard in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Beauregard for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Beauregard. See our Misc Page for Beauregard for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Copiah County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Beauregard) 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 Beauregard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beauregard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beauregard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7210, Longitude: -90.3859       In this case, the coordinates for Beauregard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Beauregard, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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