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Welcome to Carriere ...

Carriere is located in Pearl River County<1>.

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

Carriere is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Carriere: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Carriere 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 Carriere in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Carriere elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carriere on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Carriere ...

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

  • Bogalusa [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogalusa
    • Bogalusa [Washington Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Carriere
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogalusa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogalusa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogalusa<6>
  • Picayune [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picayune
    • Picayune [Pearl River County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Carriere
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picayune have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picayune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Picayune<6>
  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Carriere
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<6>
  • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Carriere
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun
      • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Carriere
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<6>
    • Nicholson [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson
      • Nicholson [Pearl River County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Carriere
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Carriere
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Bush [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talisheek
      • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Carriere
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talisheek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talisheek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talisheek<6>
    • Necaise [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
      • Necaise [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Carriere
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necaise

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carriere ...

Looking for more information about Carriere? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Carriere, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carriere.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Pearl River County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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 Pearl River, 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 Carriere - 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- Carriere) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carriere. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6169, Longitude: -89.6526       In this case, the coordinates for Carriere 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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