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Welcome to Brevet ...

So far, we have found very little information about Brevet. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Brevet to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Brevet, please Contact Us.


Brevet would have been located within present day Jasper County<2>.

The location of Brevet has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Brevet is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Brevet was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Brevet once stood is in the (601) and (769)<5> area codes.

Communities near Brevet ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Brevet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
  • Quitman [Clarke County]
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    • Quitman [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Brevet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Brevet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<7>
  • Stonewall [Clarke County]
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    • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Brevet
    • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
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      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
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    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the southeast of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<7>
    • Shubuta [Clarke County]
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      • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
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    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
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    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Brevet
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Jasper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Brevet, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brevet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Brevet) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brevet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9288, Longitude: -89.0187       In this case, the coordinates for Brevet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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