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Welcome to Cold Springs ...

Cold Springs is located in Covington County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Cold Springs: Cold Spgs. (or less commonly used: Cold Spngs. or Cold Sprngs.)

Cold Springs is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Websites for Cold Springs ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cold Springs, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Cold Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Cold Springs: This one is located in Covington County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 38 communities that are also named Cold Springs - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada (2), New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Oregon, Tennessee (3), Texas (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cold Springs ...

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

  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumrall
    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Cold Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Cold Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Cold Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Mount Olive [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cold Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Cold Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Cold Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Cold Springs
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cold Springs
      • 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
    • Arbo [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbo
      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Cold Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbo
    • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Coffee
      • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cold Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Coffee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cold Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Covington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cold Springs. 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 Covington, 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 Cold Springs - 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 from Point A (ie- Cold Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cold Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6188, Longitude: -89.5445       In this case, the coordinates for Cold Springs 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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