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Welcome to Burgess ...

Burgess is located in Lafayette County<1>.

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

Burgess is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Burgess lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Burgess ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Burgess - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Burgess ...

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

  • Oxford [Lafayette County]
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    • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford 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 Oxford<5>
  • Batesville [Panola County]
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    • Batesville [Panola County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville 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 Batesville<5>
  • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
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    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<5>
  • Sardis [Panola County]
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    • Sardis [Panola County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Burgess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Como [Panola County]
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      • Como [Panola County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,188 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<5>
    • Courtland [Panola County]
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      • Courtland [Panola County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
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      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor 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 Taylor<5>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
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      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
    • Pope [Panola County]
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      • Pope [Panola County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Burgess
      • Estimated population in 2019: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Altus [Lafayette County]
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      • Altus [Lafayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Burgess
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Burgess ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Burgess. 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 Lafayette, 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 Burgess - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burgess) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burgess. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3415, Longitude: -89.6681       In this case, the coordinates for Burgess 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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