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Welcome to Bynum ...

Bynum is located in Lamar County<1>.

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

Bynum is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Bynum: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Bynum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Bynum: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Prentiss County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 8 communities that are also named Bynum - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Maryland, Montana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Bynum ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Bynum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Columbia [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Bynum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Bynum
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Purvis [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
      • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Bynum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Bynum
      • 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>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Bynum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Bynum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Bynum
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Bynum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bynum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

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 Lamar, 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 Bynum - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bynum) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bynum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3943, Longitude: -89.5420       In this case, the coordinates for Bynum 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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