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Blue Mountain, Mississippi
Welcome to Blue Mountain ...
The location of Blue Mountain has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Blue Mountain: Blue Mtn. (or less commonly used: Blue Mntn.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Blue Mountain has a population of 948 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Blue Mountain.
Blue Mountain is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Blue Mountain lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Blue Mountain lies within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blue Mountain had an population of 948 people. This is an increase of 3.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.49% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Mountain had a population of 920 people. This makes Blue Mountain the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Blue Mountain represents 0.03% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 920 people, the population of Blue Mountain increased 37.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 670 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Mountain.
Adding Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Blue Mountain on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Blue Mountain on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Blue Mountain ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Blue Mountain - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Maryland (2), New York, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Oregon and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Blue Mountain.
Communities near Blue Mountain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blue Mountain.
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 Blue Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blue Mountain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blue Mountain. 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 Blue Mountain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blue Mountain. See our Newspapers Page for Blue Mountain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Mountain ...
Looking for more information about Blue Mountain? 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 Blue Mountain, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Mountain.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blue Mountain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021