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Welcome to Bezer ...

Bezer is located in Smith County<1>.

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

Bezer is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Bezer: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Bezer to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Bezer in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Bezer elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Bezer on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities near Bezer ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Bezer
    • 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<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Bezer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Bezer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Bezer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Bezer
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Bezer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Bezer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Bezer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Bezer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bezer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bezer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bezer. 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 Smith, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bezer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Bezer) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bezer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9710, Longitude: -89.4903       In this case, the coordinates for Bezer have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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