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Welcome to Bigbee ...

Bigbee is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Bigbee is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Bigbee: (662)

Adding Bigbee 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 Bigbee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

Communities Also Named Bigbee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Bigbee - they are located in Alabama and Missouri.

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

Communities near Bigbee ...

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

  • Amory [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Bigbee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<5>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Bigbee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Bigbee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
  • Verona [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
    • Verona [Lee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigbee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<5>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Bigbee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bigbee ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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 Monroe, 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 Bigbee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Bigbee) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bigbee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0162, Longitude: -88.5192       In this case, the coordinates for Bigbee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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