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Welcome to Big Point ...

Big Point is located in Jackson County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Big Point: Big Pt.

Big Point is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Big Point lies within the (228) area code.

Websites for Big Point ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jcchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Big Point, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Big Point ...

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

  • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Big Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascagoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pascagoula<4>
  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Big Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<4>
  • Moss Point [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
    • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Big Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moss Point<4>
  • Semmes [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Semmes
    • Semmes [Mobile County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Big Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Semmes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Semmes<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
      • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Big Point
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<4>
    • Wilmer [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmer
      • Wilmer [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Big Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmer<4>
    • Hurley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
      • Hurley [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Big Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<4>
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Big Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coll Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coll Town
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Big Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Wade [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wade
      • Wade [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Big Point
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wade have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wade

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Point ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Big Point) 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 Big Point. 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 Big Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5876, Longitude: -88.4822    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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