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Welcome to Breckenridge ...

Breckenridge is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

Breckenridge is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Breckenridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Breckenridge - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois (2), Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Quebec and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Breckenridge ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Breckenridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Breckenridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Breckenridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Breckenridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Breckenridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<6>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Breckenridge
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Breckenridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<6>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Breckenridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
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      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Breckenridge
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
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      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Breckenridge
      • 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<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Breckenridge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Hinds County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.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 Hinds, 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 Breckenridge - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Breckenridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breckenridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3515, Longitude: -90.3043       In this case, the coordinates for Breckenridge 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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