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Welcome to Carnes ...

Carnes is located in Forrest County<1>.

Carnes is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Carnes: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Carnes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Carnes - they are located in Iowa, Oregon and Texas.

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

Communities near Carnes ...

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

  • Wiggins [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiggins
    • Wiggins [Stone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Carnes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiggins have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiggins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wiggins<6>
  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Carnes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Carnes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Carnes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
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    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Carnes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<6>
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Carnes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Carnes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Carnes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Carnes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • McHenry [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
      • McHenry [Stone County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Carnes
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carnes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Forrest County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forrest County: www.co.forrest.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 Forrest, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carnes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carnes) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Carnes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carnes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carnes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9937, Longitude: -89.2593    
<5>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.
<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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