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Bunker Hill, Mississippi
(Smith County)

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Welcome to Bunker Hill ...

Bunker Hill is located in Smith County<1>.

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

Bunker Hill is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bunker Hill: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Bunker Hill 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 Bunker Hill in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Bunker Hill 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 Bunker Hill on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Bunker Hill ...

While we believe that this Bunker Hill is located in Smith County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Bunker Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lowndes and Marion County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 54 communities that are also named Bunker Hill - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (5), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Bunker Hill ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
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    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Bunker Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Bunker Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Bunker Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Bunker Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Bunker Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bunker Hill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Smith, 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 Bunker Hill - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bunker Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bunker Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8066, Longitude: -89.5140       In this case, the coordinates for Bunker Hill 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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