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Welcome to Cobbs ...

Cobbs is located in Lincoln County<1>.

Cobbs is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Adding Cobbs 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 Cobbs 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 Cobbs 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 Cobbs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Cobbs ...

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

Beyond Mississippi, there are 8 communities that are also named Cobbs - they are located in Arkansas, North Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cobbs ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Cobbs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<5>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Cobbs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<5>
  • Meadville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Cobbs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Cobbs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Cobbs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Cobbs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Cobbs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Summit [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
      • Summit [Pike County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Cobbs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<5>
    • McComb [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
      • McComb [Pike County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Cobbs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cobbs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lincoln County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cobbs. 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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cobbs - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Cobbs) 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 Cobbs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cobbs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cobbs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5600, Longitude: -90.5748    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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